Digital copy of Witness 211’s third witness statement to the States of Jersey Police providing an account of her experiences under the care of the States of Jersey, primarily with respect to her time at Haut de la Garenne. [Some details redacted].

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October 13th 2008 - October 13th 2008

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Refers to query by Detective Constable 635 [Alexandra] Le Chevalier regarding the circumstances surrounding Witness 211’s complaint to Police [regarding Haut de la Garenne and Gordon Wateridge]. Refers to press release dated October 2007 regarding the investigation. Recalls speaking to an individual regarding abuse at Haut de la Garenne, and the individual encouraging Witness 211 to contact the Police. Explains that she has not discussed her experiences of Haut de la Garenne with her family, due to being the only member of her family to be a resident there. Discusses membership of the [Jersey] Care Leavers Association, mentioning that members do not discuss the content of statements and experiences, but rather look for ways to move forward and on with their lives. Refers to statement dated November 2007, and disclosure of abuse to an individual. Refers to having briefly seen a counsellor, but only having discussed the details of her abuse with the Police. Mentions General Practitioner Dr Jackson. Refers to blank plans of Haut de la Garenne as provided by Detective Constable Le Chevalier. Mentions the dining room, the main entrance, detention blocks, the games room, [Gordon] Wateridge’s rooms, other rooms, and the location of Witness 211’s dormitory.


Haut de la Garenne
Jersey Care Leavers' Association
Operation Rectangle
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police
Jackson, Dr
Le Chevalier, Alexandra, Detective Constable
Wateridge, Gordon Claude


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