Hillsborough: how football policing had to be profoundly transformed | Andy Holt

The tragedy serves as a reminder for the need to continually review approaches to the management of sporting eventsThe events of 15 April 1989 at Hillsborough were a tragedy. South Yorkshire police, the force I joined in 2006, failed victims and families on that dreadful day, and failed them again in the aftermath of what remains the UK's biggest sporting disaster.Like many of my fellow officers, I feel profound sorrow at what happened at Hillsborough. It is difficult to imagine the pain undergone by the families involved. I hope that Wednesday's report can go some way towards healing the trau...

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