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Destruction of a case file

Request for the destruction of a case file

The file you wish to have destroyed must have been initiated through accusations from the SPVM. If this is not the case, you must address your request to the Police Department concerned.

Your request will be accepted two months following final judgement, in other words, no motion by way of appeal has been filed, and until the appeal period legislated timeline of 30 days has expired.

If you were granted an absolute discharge, you must wait one full year following the verdict date to request your file disposal.

If you were granted a conditional discharge, you must wait three full years following the verdict date to request your file disposal.

If you were granted a recognizance acquittal 810 CCR, you must await the expiration of the 810 period (6 months, 9 months, or 12 months) before requesting your file disposal.

Request form for the destruction of a case file


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