Fay Report Annex: Statement of Civilian Contractor (CACI), Screener re: Conditions at Abu Ghraib Prison

Civilian contractor for CACI working at Abu Ghraib prison as a Screener on October 8, 2008. The gentleman did not recall receiving Geneva Convention training, but was experienced in military operations and was aware of the general provisions of handling Enemy Combatants and Prisoners of War (POWs). He stated that he saw photos of dead detainees with Military Intelligence and Military Police personnel posing with the detainee. This incident was reported and sworn statements were submitted. Also, the interviewee recalled hearing about prostitutes, local nationals living in the LSA, alcohol, and cameras in the shower.

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Interview
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Tuesday, April 27, 2004
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Wednesday, March 2, 2005
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Abu Ghraib. Iraq. APO AE 09335

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CACI, Abu Ghraib Correctional Facility, Abu Ghraib, Iraq, APO AE 09335
IL WANT TO MAKE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT UNDER DAN:
a screener. When I first arrived, the Joint InterrogationI arrived at Abu Ghraib around on 8 October 2003 to work as I was placed as the senior advisor to the Detainee AssessmentDebriefing Center was being stood up: Due to my background,
the the 78 or releaseBoard (DAB) an interrogator. I had two Tiger Teams who reviewed I was briefed the on
board. When I first arrived to Abu Ghraib. I received an orientation from ler anti Interrogation Rules of Engagement (IROS) and signed them a couple of times . ever receiving any Clenik r v • training. There was some confusion as to the leadership on site. in charge and I below
as on loan as the deputy. There were so many units it was a bit confusing. Every LSA had their oars command. I never witnesses but I knew of a detainee abuse — • • , • . es knew of the use of dogs (other than ,.. i9.• .•, .. • by MI personnel aIle n was against M i ACI conuacto the abuse to I • • my site lead, at that time but be ore - • ' • —uld be done, Mr tgned. M L 4.-
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working m the DAB and the AB's interrogations techniques were to be direct ... - • -• . •mments the other unerrogators made, i, 1 I also have no knowledge of MI enco . 1 :;41 1 • i • ‘• '• "" ".
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o., 1.il ..• e treatMen I ere was one instan." •' . ere I did see some photos of • •• 1..-- . • ..... of Much. A thumb drive was found in the Cyber Center and in order to find out who it belonged to, we 4.13. =, •11 the office) opened. The photos were of dead detainees, sonic MP and MI soldiers. There 1 •-• • . • ,.• b ...f..-frr--couldn't tell who the soldiers where. I knew you couldn ' t take photos like that so we turned it in to the command,i We all wrote sworn statements and turned them in. Prior to the investigation, I did hear of • ••. • • • • • - :. • ... ••• heard of prostitutes, local nationals living in the LSA, alcohol, cameras in the shower. I believ I aware. An investigation was started and I heard some folks were relieved. I did not hear allegations of MI • . • '.•....• • ement. I did hear an MI person was implicated but that was all. 1 don't know who it was.

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