IPCC Witness Appeal - Your help needed

Supporters will be aware that investigations around the Hillsborough disaster are well underway. Recently, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) launched a witness appeal asking for those present at Hillsborough who didn't give an account and those who did give an account to West Midlands Police, to come forward. This is an important part of their investigation. Details of all this can be read here

As part of our support for the investigation, we contacted the IPCC after concerns were raised to us that the witness appeal has not been heard by supporters who don't use the internet or may have missed the news coverage at the time. This is something that the IPCC recognise and are working on to address in the coming weeks. As part of this, we proposed to the IPCC, to which they have agreed, to carry out leafleting around the ground at forthcoming matches. We also contacted seeking Liverpool FC's support to put a leaflet on each seat inside the ground but this is something the club did not feel was appropriate.

Despite this, the leafleting around the ground will start at the Fulham home match on 9th November, at the request of the IPCC. This will allow their investigators to deal with all those who have contacted them first. We will be seeking volunteers to assist with this leafleting and details will be published nearer to the time.

In the mean time, we would urge all those who were present on that day to please get in contact with the IPCC. If you know of people without internet access who need to come forward, please speak to them about this.

You can fill in the online witness appeal form here

You can also contact the IPCC on 0300 200 0003


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