Digital copy of Exhibit BS2: Extracts from the Witness Statement of Leonard Harper to the Inquiry providing an account of his experiences and observations whilst Head of Operations and Deputy Chief Officer of the States of Jersey Police during Operation Rectangle. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Bridget Shaw's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 2 December 2015 [C/D/AW4/B2/8/WS000691].

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November 2nd 2014 - November 2nd 2014

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Includes comments about the Honorary Police, identifying concerns and difficulties with the Honorary Police particularly regarding the system by which Centeniers would charge suspects. Includes comments about his interactions and relationship with the lawyers at the Law Officers' Department including Laurence O'Donnell, Robin Morris and Bridget Shaw. Refers to his focus on child abuse investigations after 2003. Comments on the relationship between the States of Jersey Police and other government departments including the Children's Service. Includes comments about Operation Rectangle. Refers to the origins of Operation Rectangle, including reference to Operation Rectangle going public and details of the intial stages of Operation Rectangle. Refers to a request to Alison Fossey and Bridget Shaw to compile a confidential report.


Bonjour, André Paolo
Fossey, Alison
Harper, Lenny
Hewlett, Peter
Holland, Roger
Maguire, Alan
Maguire, Jane
Morris, Robin
O'Donnell, Laurence
Ogley, Bill
Pearson, John
Power, Graham
Shaw, Bridget
Syvret, Stuart, Senator
Thomas, Simon
Walker, Frank
Birmingham City Council
British Broadcasting Corporation
Children's Service
Haut de la Garenne
Honorary Police
Jersey Police Complaints Authority
Jersey Sea Cadets
Law Officers' Department
Operation Ore
Operation Rectangle
Public Protection Unit
States of Jersey Police
Strathclyde Police
Victoria College


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