Compelled Statements from Police Officers and Garrity Immunity

  title={Compelled Statements from Police Officers and Garrity Immunity},
  author={Steven D. Clymer},
In this Article; Professor Steven Clyner describes the problem created when police departments require officers suspected of misconduct to answer internal affairs investigators' questions or face job ternination. Relying on the Supreme Courts idecision in Garrity v. New Jersey, courts treat such compelled statements as immunized testimony. That treatment not only renders such a statement inadnissible in a criminal prosecution of the suspect police officer, it also may require tile prosecution… 
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Garrity told the deputy attorney general who was to question him that he had arranged for counsel but did not think it was necessary to have his attorney present for questioning