FALSE STATEMENT DURING INTERNAL INVESTIGATION - ELEMENTS
No person may be convicted of making a materially false statement during an internal investigation unless the State has proved beyond a reasonable doubt each element of the crime. These elements are:
Third, a materially false statement, either verbally or in writing;
Fourth, in the course of an internal State agency investigation;
Fifth, after being informed, in writing and prior to the interview, that providing a materially false statement shall subject the person to criminal prosecution.
Statutory Authority: 21 O.S. 2011, § 281.