Area of Law: Criminal Records
Answer Number: 2163
How long does a local police destruction take?Region: Ontario Answer Number: 2163
A destruction of fingerprints, photographs, and the outcome record usually takes six to sixteen months to complete. This includes time taken acquiring a copy of the record and ensuring that both local police records and the RCMP copy are destroyed. Some police services charge fees for Destructions.
If you have been charged with a criminal offence, refer to our criminal law section.
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