Digital copy of Exhibit BT23: Letter from Barry Taylor, Acting Deputy Chief Officer, States of Jersey Police to Witness 7 concerning a formal complaint by an individual in respect of an investigation conducted by the States of Jersey Police into certain allegations made against the individual during Operation Rectangle. [Some details redacted]. For Deputy Chief Officer Barry Taylor's statement to the Inquiry dated 29 February 2016, see C/D/AW4/B1/3/WS000740.

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January 29th 2010 - January 29th 2010

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Sets out details about the complaint process, referring to provision for the investigation of complaints about the procedures, rights and powers relating to misconduct by members of the States of Jersey Police, role and responsibvility of the Jersey Police Complaints Authority, and an overview of the process in respect of the individual's complaints. Also provides background information about Operation Rectangle from which the individual's complaints arise, including purpose of the investigation, and changes in the role of the Senior Investigating Officer. Includes comments about each of the 16 specific complaints made by the individual, relating to: the way the investigation was conducted; the media's knowledge of his arrest; the alleged tapping of his telephone; how alleged victims were approached; the manner of his arrest; comments by the arresting officers; prejudicial activity against him; his detention overnight upon initial arrest; being told he could be detained indefinitely; the retention of his passport; the search of his computer; disclosure of recommendations made by Police to the Attorney General; the letter of disclosure sent to his employers; the length of the investigation; the contents of any future police check about him; and future visa applications.


Chapman, Christopher
Gradwell, Mick
Harper, Lenny
Kinnard, Wendy
Landish, Advocate
Power, Graham
Syvret, Stuart, Senator
Taylor, Barry
Warcup, David
Association of Chief Police Officers
Association of Chief Police Officers' Criminal Records Office
Attorney General
Channel Television
Criminal Records Bureau
Daily Mirror
Department of Education and Employment
Department of Health
Department of Health and Social Security
European Convention on Human Rights
Haut de la Garenne
Home Affairs
Home Office
House of Commons
Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Police Complaints Authority
Lancashire Constabulary
Law Officers' Department
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Operation Rectangle
Sky UK
States Employment Board
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police
The Sun


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