Yes and no, this technique has failed quite spectacularly. Say as little as possible, yes. But nothing, eh, unless they can vindicate at the scene you will end up in jail, and perps talk like victims, which means you end up in jail. Rather then go through that, learn a simple set of easily repeated steps.
1. That (individual, sic.,) assaulted me
2. The evidence is (there and there)
3. I will sign the complaint
4. I will speak with you further after I have spoken too my attorney.
Easy, makes you a “victim” and shows willingness to cooperate with intelligence of ability as well as knowledge of actual legal proceedings.
Re-blogged from The Truth About Guns: http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2013/11/robert-farago/self-defense-tip-say-nothing-police-dgu/
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