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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.

To erase your criminal record, call toll-free 1- 866-362-7143 or learn more at All Cleared. It’s easier than you think.

If you have been charged with a criminal offence, refer to our criminal law section.


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