Digital copy of a Witness Statement provided to States of Jersey Police by Child Care Officer with Children's Services Richard Davenport. Recorded in the presence of ADS [Acting Detective Sergeant] 208 N [Nick] Troy. [Some details redacted].

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May 21st 1998 - May 21st 1998

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Notes employment between 1980 and 1990 as a Child Care Officer with responsibility for supervising numbers of children in care, including those in care at Blanche Pierre Group Children's Home at Le Squez [Blanche Pierre Family Group Home]. Provides details of work, such as visiting Blanche Pierre and liasing with staff. Mentions Blanche Pierre houseparents Alan and Jane Maguire, and other assisting staff. Refers to the maintenance of files on children resident at Blanche Pierre, as retained by Children's Services. Recalls that corporal punishment was not allowed to be used by staff. Does not recall specific serious complaints made by children, or seeing any unexplained injuries. States that, had he heard such complaints or seen such injuries, he would have documented the instances and acted if necessary. States no concerns that children were being abused by Alan and Jane Maguire.


Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
Children's Services
States of Jersey Police
Maguire, Alan
Maguire, Jane
Troy, Nicholas, Detective Constable


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