Retired police officers who served in South Yorkshire in the 1980s have been told to be proud of their work, despite the Hillsborough inquests’ conclusions.
A message on a website for the force’s retired officers said they had served dedicated and courageous careers.
The force’s current chief constable was suspended on Wednesday because of the approach the force took to the inquest.
A statement by the retired officers said they were “proud” 200 of them had co-operated with the proceedings.
‘Bile and hatred’
After hearing more than two years of evidence, jurors concluded the 96 victims of the disaster were unlawfully killed and