Digital copy of John Pearson's Witness Statement to the Inquiry providing an account of his time as Head of Operations at the States of Jersey Police between 2003 and 2007. [Some details redacted].

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December 1st 2015 - December 1st 2015

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Provides background information including an overview of his career and involvement with the States of Jersey Police. Outlines his role and responsibilities as Head of Operations at the States of Jersey Police, details of his interaction with the Family Protection Team and knowledge of alleged abuse commenting on the cases of Thomas Hamon and John de la Haye. Refers to his departure from Jersey in July 2007 and remarks about Operation Rectangle and the publicity surrounding it, and the South Yorkshire Police investigation. Includes comments about André Bonjour's statement to the Inquiry and a Report produced by the South Yorkshire Police following their investigation. Remarks on the political atmosphere and police discipline and finishes with reflections upon his time with the States of Jersey Police.


Bailhache, William
Baudains, Marnie
Béghin, Louis
Bonjour, André Paolo
Carter, Brian
De La Haye, John
Egré, Colin, Deputy
Every, Paul
du Val, Shaun
Fossey, Alison
Hamon, Mr
Hamon, Thomas
Harper, Lenny
Hewlett, Peter
Kinnard, Wendy, Senator
Megaw, Steve
Minty, David
Pearson, John
Power, Graham
Skinner, Ian
Association of Chief Police Officers
Carey Olsen
Children's Services
Criminal Investigation Department
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Family Protection Team
Haut de la Garenne
Home Affairs Committee
Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Sea Cadets
National Crime Squad
Nottinghamshire Police
Operation Rectangle
Regional Crime Squad
Sky News
South Yorkshire Police
States of Jersey Police


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