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Digital copy of Witness statement given by Witness 176 to the States of Jersey Police dated 30 April 2009 providing an account of their experiences of abuse during their time under the care of the States of Jersey at Haut de la Garenne. Provided in the presence of J Kellett. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Witness 176's witness statement to the Inquiry dated 28 November 2014 [C/D/AW1/B3/17/WS000434].

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Reference

C/D/AW1/B1/2/2/15/WS000423

Date

April 30th 2009 - April 30th 2009

Scope and Content

Refers to previous statement to States of Jersey Police dated 31 March 2009 regarding residence at Haut de la Garenne and experiences of Morag [Jordan, née Kidd]. Refers to recollection of a child being physically abused by Morag [Jordan], and indicates location of incident on plan of Haut de la Garenne dated 1975, to which he has attached his own exhibit. Refers to having given both documents to Civilian Investigator Kellett. Refers to incidents detailed in witness statements dated 31 March 2009 [see Exhibit 5: C/D/AW1/A1/16/WD003826, and C/D/AW1/B1/2/2/15/WS000422] and 18 March 2008 [see Exhibit 2: C/D/AW1/A1/16/WD003823, and C/D/AW1/B1/2/2/15/WS000421], and their locations on the plan of Haut de la Garenne mentioned above, mentioning offices, detention cells, bedrooms, general living area, television room, courtyard, and main entrance. Recounts circumstances surrounding his first complaint to Police [in 2008]. Recalls renewed contact with mother via Salvation Army, and mother giving his details to Police. Comments that he would not have contacted the Police of his own accord due to the distress caused by the abuse he suffered at Haut de la Garenne. Comments on lack of contact with former residents of Haut de la Garenne until January 2009 when he made contact with a former resident on Facebook, and his return to Jersey for the first time in twenty five years. Mentions being contacted by a The Sun reporter regarding his experiences at Haut de la Garenne. For a copy of this witness statement to the States of Jersey Police see Exhibit 3: C/D/AW1/A1/16/WD003824.

Names

Children's Services
Facebook
Haut de la Garenne
States of Jersey Police
Kellett, J
Jordan, Morag Louise, née Kidd
Salvation Army

Keywords

Haut de la Garenne | abuse | behaviour | bedrooms | children's homes | Children | childcare | children's services | child abuse | Correspondence | emotional abuse | institutions | mothers | Plans | physical abuse | Police | police officers | residential homes | residents | staff | victims | witnesses | witness statements

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1 pdf file

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

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Closed until

2100

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