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Digital copy of the Witness Statement of Leonard Harper to the States of Jersey Police providing an account of duties he carried out as Deputy Chief Officer of the States of Jersey Police, in relation to an investigation conducted by South Yorkshire Police into alleged misconduct by André Bonjour during investigations into allegations of historic child abuse. [Some details redacted]. For André Bonjour's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 5 October 2015, see ZC/D/AW4/B2/1/WS000642.

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Reference ZC/D/AW4/A5/1/WD007124
Date 8 September 2008
Scope and Content Clarifies matters relating to the covert phase of Operation Rectangle, noting that it was actually commenced because of concerns over the Jersey Sea Cadets and not in relation to Haut de la Garenne as seemingly inferred by a Jersey Evening Post reporter. Includes comments about police actions during past investigations, referring to lack of action taken in respect of matters reported to Chief Inspector [André] Bonjour. Refers to assertion by Detective Inspector Alison Fossey that she was under instructions from Chief Inspector Bonjour not to interview John de la Haye. Also includes remarks about [André Bonjour's] recollection of what happened to a report on Haut de la Garenne, noting denial by Detective Inspector Fossey and Superintendent Pearson that Bonjour had spoken to them. Includes a sheet outlining personal details about Leonard Harper.
Names Bonjour, André Paolo
De La Haye, John
Fossey, Alison
Harper, Lenny
Pearson, John
Simon, Diane
Haut de la Garenne
Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Sea Cadets
Public Protection Unit
Operation Rectangle
South Yorkshire Police
States of Jersey Police
Keywords abuse | Children | child abuse | children's homes | conduct | Correspondence | evidence | inquiries | investigations | IJCI | meetings | misconduct | Police | reports | sexual abuse | statements | witness statements | witnesses | victims
Places Haut de la Garenne, Londonderry
Dimensions 1 pdf file
Language English
Level of description File
Access restrictions Closed for preservation - please consult digital copy

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Digital copy of the Witness Statement of Leonard Harper to the States of Jersey Police providing an account of duties he carried out as Deputy Chief Officer of the States of Jersey Police, in relation to an investigation conducted by South Yorkshire Police into alleged misconduct by André Bonjour during investigations into allegations of historic child abuse. [Some details redacted]. For André Bonjour's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 5 October 2015, see ZC/D/AW4/B2/1/WS000642.

ZC/D/AW4/A5/1/WD007124

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