Digital copy of an Officer's Report by DC [Detective Constable] James McGranahan to the SIO [Senior Investigating Officer] of Operation Rectangle. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 377's witness statement to the States of Jersey Police, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/2/32/WS000384.

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May 28th 2009 - May 28th 2009

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Refers to a female former Haut de la Garenne member of staff as the suspect, and Witness 377 as the victim. Provides background information, mentioning the Police Legal Advisor, historic abuse, and a report by Andrew Williamson into the issue of child care on behalf of the States of Jersey. Refers to the forming of the Historic Abuse Team by States of Jersey Police in September 2007. Refers to the Historic Abuse Team's investigation into physical and sexual abuse of children at Haut de la Garenne as Operation Rectangle. Comments on Haut de la Garenne's dual purpose as a remand centre as well as a care home for children suffering domestic issues. Details allegations of sexual abuse made by Witness 377 pertaining to his time in care at Haut de la Garenne, naming a female former Haut de la Garenne member of staff. Refers to Witness 377's taped interview with States of Jersey Police dated 28 November 2007 at the Rouge Bouillon Police Station. Refers to Witness 377 as a prisoner, and his conviction for sexual offences. Details Witness 377's statement during treatment that he was sexually abused as a child by older children and a female [member of staff] at Haut de la Garenne. Provides details of sexual abuse of Witness 377 at Haut de la Garenne. Refers to an accident sustained by Witness 377 at the age of eighteen, after which he lived with [the female member of Haut de la Garenne staff who had sexually abused him previously]. Refers to sexual contact between Witness 377 and young girls when Witness 377 was a young boy.


Haut de la Garenne
Historic Abuse Team
Operation Rectangle
States of Jersey Police
McGranahan, James, Detective Constable
Williamson, Andrew


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