Request For Destruction Of Fingerprints And Photographs

**FEE INCREASE**

**Effective January 1, 2023 there will be a fee increase for Fingerprint and Photograph Destruction requests**
Fingerprint and Photograph Destruction requests new rate will be $68.25 (HST INCLUDED)

To be completed by the requester

  Date of request:   (YYYY/MM/DD)
  Surname:    First name: 
  Date of Birth:   (YYYY/MM/DD)
  Address: 
  City/town:  Province:      Postal code: 
  Telephone:      Email: 
Upload your document:  Max file size : 4 MB  
Please upload 1 piece of Photo ID and any supporting documentation as required (ie. Lawyer Letter)

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR FINGERPRINT AND PHOTOGRAPH DESTRUCTION

PUBLIC READ BEFORE MAKING REQUEST

* Records to be destroyed are limited to fingerprints, photographs and the record of disposition (CPIC), and does NOT include incident/arrest report on file with Durham Regional Police Service. The destruction of fingerprints and photographs may not impact the information included on a Police Record Check.
* The timely destruction of fingerprints and photographs are subject to the operational and administrative needs of the Service.

DESTRUCTION WILL ONLY BE PERFORMED FOR THOSE APPLICANTS WHO MEET THE ELGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS LISTED BELOW:

Eligibility Requirement for Individual:
* Have no criminal records (first time offender), * Have NOT previously applied for a destruction of fingerprints and photograph,including applications that are currently being processed, appealed and/or granted. * Have NOT been investigated in relation to a police matter,AND * If charge subject to this request,does NOT involve, but is not limited to, offences involving Sex,Drugs,Violence or Weapons.

Eligibility Requirement for Charge related to this Request :
* If you meet the above requirements,you may have your fingerprints and photograph destroyed if the following time frame has elapsed:

STAYED CHARGES- At least one (1) year has elapsed from the date the stay was imposed (applies to judicial and prosecutorial stays)
ABSOLUTE DISCHARGE - After one (1) year from the date of the disposition.
CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE - After three (3) years from the date of completion of sentence.
ACQUITTAL- Other than be reason of a verdict of not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder) after two (2) months after the expiration of the time allowed for the taking of an appeal or when an appeal is taken, three (3) months after all appeal proceedings have been completed.
WITHDRAWN OR DISMISSED - Other than by acquittal - thirty (30) days (appeal period) from disposition date.
WITHDRAWN - PEACE BOND - Upon expiry of the bond, normally one (1) year from disposition date.
WITHDRAWN - DIVERSION -After two (2) years from the date of Diversion

** Notwithstanding any provision of this procedure, the destruction of fingerprints and photographs will be undertaken at the sole discretion of the Durham Regional Police and no provision of this policy shall create any private right to compel or require such destruction.

 
Personal information on this application form is collected according to the Community Safety and Policing Act 2019, S.O. 2019, c. 1, Sched. 1 and Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.56 to process this request. Questions concerning this collection should be directed to Durham Regional Police Service, Criminal Records Unit, CriminalRecords@drps.ca
  I have reviewed the eligibility requirements for destruction