Garrity statement (gar-[schwa]-tee). A public employee’s oral or written report (as of an incident) obtained under a threat of termination of employment. ? A public employee usu. makes a Garrity statement in the course of an internal investigation (as by a police department). Because a Garrity statement is coerced, the statement and any evidence obtained as a result of it cannot be used in a later criminal prosecution against the public employee. The statement and evidence may be used only to evaluate the employee’s performance. Garrity v. New Jersey, 385 U.S. 493, 87 S.Ct. 616 (1967).
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