Your statements contained in a police report can not be used in a criminal trial. This is what we refer to as hearsay. You should contact the defendant's attorney and inform them of the incorrect statements.
David Newton, Esq.
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Signing a police report is Irrelevant. Not signing the statement that you made it is a problem for the police and for the prosecution, not a major problem, but a problem
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I have to disagree with what has been said. Your statements to the police are admissible against you whether you sign the report or not. Your statements are considered a "party admission" which is an exception to the rule against hearsay. The very fact that you said them, and that you are now the defendant makes those statements (though, not the police report itself) admissible against you.
That is why any lawyer will always tell you not to talk to the police or anyone else about a pending matter.
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