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Update regarding Medway Secure Training Centre

G4S Children’s Services

Having seen the evidence in the BBC Panorama programme we can confirm that we are taking the following action:

  • Four of the staff suspended on December 30th will have their employment with G4S terminated with immediate effect
  • Three other staff identified in the allegations will remain on suspension pending further investigation
  • One additional person has been removed from operational duty pending further investigation

We have requested copies of all of the evidence collected by BBC Panorama in order for us to conduct a thorough investigation and take the appropriate action.

Commenting after the broadcast of the BBC’s Panorama programme regarding Medway Secure Training Centre, Paul Cook, G4S Managing Director of G4S Children’s Services said:

“We are appalled by the behaviour of certain members of staff at Medway Secure Training Centre shown in the programme and I would like to apologise personally to any young people involved in these incidents.” 

If you have any concerns or any information relating to the issues raised at the Medway Secure Training Centre please call 01634 334466.  Alternatively,  you can call 101, the police non-emergency number.