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Statement Taking


This course takes a practical approach to taking statements from victims and witnesses.


The session covers:

  • Introduction to taking statements 

  • Different types of statements and interviews 

  • Taking the statement

  • Writing the statement

  • Taking statements from different groups of people 

    • Children

    • Vulnerable adults

    • English not as first language

    • Intimidated witnesses

    • Reluctant witnesses

    • Unwilling witnesses

    • Making a false statement

    • Victim Impact Statement

    • Community Harm Statement

    • Hearsay statements

  • Interviewing suspects 

This course is delivered by Gary Goose 

Click here to read about Gary's background 


Very well delivered - Robert Gifford, ASB and Enforcement Officer, Ashfield District Council 

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