The statement would comprise of details of the crime or incident such as when and where it happened, the sequence of events, details of the suspects or offenders such as their identities, information on their whereabouts or contact numbers, and other facts which may be helpful and relevant to the case. If the witness does not speak or understand English, the interview will be conducted in a language that he understands. All statements will be recorded in English.
After the statement has been recorded, the person interviewed would be required to sign it. Before he signs the statement, he should go through it to ensure that its contents are true and correct, and make any amendments, additions or deletions if he so wishes. Similarly, if the person does not speak or understand English, he should request for the statement to be interpreted to him in the language of his choice to ensure that the contents are true and correct.