Digital copy of the Senior Investigating Officers' Handbook for The Investigation of Historic Institutional Child Abuse produced by the Association of Chief Police Officers' Crime Committee. [Some details redacted]. For André Bonjour's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 5 October 2015, see C/D/AW4/B2/1/WS000642.

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March 1st 2002 - March 31st 2002

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Includes introductory sections regarding: publication, access, complaints and review; a foreword; human rights; and an introduction. Includes chapters on: the initial complaint; the investigative structure; multi-agency working; staff selection, welfare and training; the investigative process; evidence gathering; and enquiry administration. Also includes a bibliography and 12 appendices concerning: a list of current enquiries; multi-agency protocols; an example social services questionnaire; release of information to third parties; no further action policy; staff welfare policy; media strategy; telephone questionnaire; policy on dos and don'ts; Senior Investigating Officer's policy statement; police surgeon's statement; and CICA [Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority] protocol. Also includes a form format of a social services questionnaire.


Appleton, Ian, Detective Chief Inspector
Calvert-Smith, David
Carney, Tony, Detective Chief Inspector
Clarke, Charles
Grange, Terence, Chief Constable
Hapgood, Terry, Detective Chief Inspector
Knight, Julian, Chief Inspector
Marsdon, Steve, Detective Inspector
Smith, Kevin, Detective Sergeant
Smith, John
Stokes, Mike, Detective Inspector
Tinuche, Gareth, Detective Chief Inspector
Utting, Sir William
Waterhouse, Sir Ronald
Webster, Richard
Abney Garsden McDonald
Area Child Protection Committee
Association of Chief Police Officers
Association of Child Abuse Lawyers
Avon and Somerset Police
Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
Crown Prosecution Service
Department of Health
Devon and Cornwall Police
Dyfed-Powys Police
Falsely Accused Care Teachers
Gwent Police
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary
Home Office
Home Office Large Major Enquiries System
Lancashire Constabulary
National Crime Faculty
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Operation Cleopatra
Operation Flight
Operation Goldfinch
Operation Lentisk
Operation Rose
Operation Thor
Police Staff College, Bramshill
South Wales Police
United Campaign Aginst False Allegations of Abuse
West Yorkshire Police


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