Any information or commentary that you provide to the police about a matter under investigation is a statement.
A statement includes any oral remarks or utterances. The prosecution may seek to use anything that you say or blurt out when interacting with a state official against you at any stage of the criminal justice process, including at your bail hearing and at your trial.
For greater clarity:
· A statement does not have to be in writing or signed by you;
· A statement does not have to be audio or video recorded; and
· A statement does not have to be made under a solemn oath or affirmation.