Digital copy of Exhibit AS34: First Witness Statement of Robert F Bonney to the Inquiry providing an account of his experiences whilst working for the States of Jersey Police, including his interaction with the Honorary Police and the Children's Service and his involvement in the investigations of allegations of sexual abuse made by individuals who had at some time been under the care of the States of Jersey. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Anton Skinner's second Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 18 February 2016, [C/D/AW2/B2/15/WS000734].

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October 17th 2014 - October 17th 2014

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Includes an overview of his career working for the States of Jersey Police from 1977 until his retirement in 2005, referring to his time in the Criminal Investigation Department, involvement in the extradition proceedings in respect of [Roderick] Newall, and stints as a uniform inspector, Head of the Drug Squad and Detective Inspector of the Criminal Investigation Department and the Family Protection Team. Includes comments about the Family Protection Team, his interaction with the Honorary Police and remarks about the role of the Police Legal Advisers' Office. Sets out details of the process for dealing with cases brought to the States of Jersey Police, referring to the creation of police files, the method of handling the victims of alleged abuse, and interaction with the Children's Service. Includes comments about the case involving Leslie Hughes and the case of [a male visitor to Haut de la Garenne during the 1960s accused of sexually abusing a male resident]. Also includes comments about Lenny Harper


Baudains, Marnie
Bonjour, André Paolo
Bonney, Robert
Carter, Brian
Garwood, Sara
Harper, Lenny
Hughes, Leslie
McGrath, Patrick David
Newall, Roderick
Children's Service
Children's Services
Clos des Sables Family Group Home
Criminal Investigation Department
Criminal Records Office
Domestic Violence Unit
Family Protection Team
Haut de la Garenne
Honorary Police
Operation Rectangle
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police


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