Digital copy of the Witness Statement of Dr Helen Mary Miles to the Inquiry: Appendix 2. Provided as part of Responsive Submissions by Carey Olsen on behalf of States of Jersey Police in the matter of the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry. [Some details redacted].

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April 5th 2016 - April 5th 2016

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Refers to current and past employment, mentioning the Department of Community and Constitutional Affairs, and States of Jersey Police, Probation and After Care Service. Also refers to qualifications gained throughout career, and futher credentials. States that content of statement is based upon Dr Helen Miles' thesis and manuscript on the management of crime in an island community titled 'Reintegrative Justice in Practice'. Provides discussion regarding the parish system, derivation of the responsibility of the parish for policing, the office of Connétable, the office of Centenier, the office of Vingtenier, the office of the Constables Officer, and the effect of social change upon the honorary system. Discusses challenges presented to the island by the 20th Century, also referring to policing during the [German] Occupation, the Maxwell and Tarry report on the role of the Honorary Police in 1950, and the report of the Independent Review Body on policing services in Jersey by Sir Cecil Clothier. Provides commentary regarding challenges presented to the island by the 21st Century, also referring to the operation of the hybrid model of policing in Jersey, community dimensions, Honorary Police organisation, Honorary Police and States of Jersey Police liason, Honorary Police accountability, the parish hall enquiry, current parish hall enquiry practice, record keeping, the role of the Centenier at the parish hall enquiry, one size does not fit all, discretion in decision making, flexibility, accountability, independence, publicity, voluntary attendance, legal advice, legal aid, other key players in the parish hall enquiry system, the role of the Attorney General, the role of the Court, referral back, advice and guidance, the role of the States of Jersey Police, organisational norms and expectations, the role of the State - criminal justice policy formation, the role of the Probation [and After Care] Service, and community values and justice. Also discusses the potential impact of social change, the future of policing in Jersey, the future of the parish hall system. [For Responsive Submissions by Carey Olsen, on behalf of States of Jersey Police in the matter of the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry, as well as other appendices and accompanying exhibits, see C/D/AW11/C5]. [For Exhibits HMM1 to HMM5, see C/D/AW11/C5/WD009434/17 to C/D/AW11/C5/WD009434/21].


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