• The type of statement that you are asked to provide during investigations would depend on the nature of your involvement with the case and how you are assisting the investigators.
  • There are generally two types of statements which you may be asked to provide during investigations, namely a Witness Statement / Investigation Statement (also sometimes referred to as a Long Statement) and a Cautioned Statement.
  • If you are a witness to a potential criminal offence you may be asked about your personal knowledge of how it may have occurred.

If you are a suspect who is being accused of having committed a criminal offence, you are likely to be asked to provide your explanation to rebut or defend the allegation made against you.

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