Making a statement

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At the conclusion of the record of interview, the police will ask you whether you wish to make a further statement. This will be in the form of a written statement. The police may ask you to sign and swear as to its accuracy.

  • Do not make a statement until you have received advice from your lawyer
  • Do not sign anything until you have read it carefully
  • Do not sign anything which is incorrect or which you do not agree with

If you do sign a statement, make sure that you get a copy of your statement.