Developing any strategies for an effective defense depends on the nature of the charge/allegations and the evidence against you. A review would be required.
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By showing the reporter not to be credible. You will need a good lawyer to represent you at trial, this is too complex a situation to handle on your own.
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How do you think you win a case if there is a false report against you? The prosection is required to meet their burden of proof (i.e beyond a reasonable doubt.) You can sit back and hope the prosecution can't prove its case, or you can get an attorney.
Lying in a police report is one thing (that, unfortunately happens all the time), but getting on the stand - even as a police officer - when potential career credibility and perjury charges are on the line is quite another. I have had MANY officers/report persons "correct" the facts in their police report while on the stand. Never plead guilty to something you didn't do and hire the best attorney you can afford... it will likely be worth it in the end. If you would like a free consultation please contact my office at (612) 825-6415 or via our website at www.mnduiguy.com.