CPIC National Directory: March Front Cover. Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Law Enforcement Service. Technical Information Service Section, Support . maintain an up-to-date list of all CPIC users and advise the National CPIC Administrator of any changes, movement, temporary or permanent. A national forensic advisory committee is needed. 7–13 For example, the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC), a backbone system that provides.

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After two years, the file is destroyed. Currently shared across 0 libraries and 0 members of Vancouver Public Library. Potential employees or volunteers might be asked to submit their fingerprints to police if a criminal name index search has indicated that there may or may not be a record. Additional terms may apply to data associated with third party namespaces. One category of criminal record information, accessible on CPIC, that contains personal information and conviction history only.

Attorney General Staff who are responsible for the care and supervision of the young person A government of Canada employee for statistical purposes Any person who determines the granting of criminal record checks required for all levels of government. The complete list of offences for which records are kept can be found at the end of the Young Offenders Act.

In most cases, when the person turns 80 years old AND there has been no criminal activity reported in the previous 10 years. The Criminal Records Act states that, except in exceptional circumstances:. The Criminal Records Section moves all hard copy pardoned criminal record information to the Pardons Unit offices.

In such cases, the individual’s criminal record check has come back “not cleared” or stated that a “record may or may not exist. Travellers should also assume that any criminal record information provided to Customs officials will be entered on their nahional information system for future reference.

It’s taking the RCMP longer than anticipated to digitize Canada’s national database of criminal records. Dirextory Description based on: The Pardon Unit also advises the police service that generated the original file relating to the pardoned record.


If an employer wishes to obtain information about a person’s criminal record history, the question should be phrased: Does a withdrawn charge or a stay in proceedings result in a criminal record? Will a criminal record check reveal that a pardon has been given?

However, some employers ask the youth to make the request to the police agency for the youth’s record. Immigration Department can be contacted at both international airports see contact numbers at the end of this document. However, in instances where security clearance must be granted by the government of Canada, a province or municipality for purposes of employment, a youth’s criminal record may be disclosed.

Dirsctory a young person re-offends before the non-disclosure period is reached, the time for non-disclosure of the first offence will be extended until the non-disclosure period for the new offence. We would also like to thank all those individuals who provided us with information, read drafts and helped us ensure accuracy.

The specified non-disclosure time has to pass before the record can be destroyed. Does a pardon erase a criminal record?

Further, there will be no indication that the person was pardoned. Under the Young Offenders Act, it is an offence to disclose youth records after they have reached the non-disclosure date. Only criminal record information concerning indictable and hybrid offences is held by CPIC.

This type of criminal record dierctory is most often requested for employment and dirrctory positions in community. Part three looks at questions that relate directly to the criminal records of youth. Carousel Grid List Card. How many different types of youth records are there?

Banking, accounting, payroll and investment positions Cashiers Child care workers and volunteers Chiropractors Clerks of the courts Comptrollers Correctional Centre or security positions Dentists Doctors Massage therapists Nurses Officers of the courts. Regina Leader-Post file photo.

Understanding Criminal Records

Student’s attendance Course performance. A look at Canadian legislation gives us the opportunity to become familiar with the rights and responsibilities of the police, employers and individuals. Only the National Parole Board has the authority to revoke a pardon. Conviction history Cppic associated with each conviction Jurisdiction Acquittals Absolute and conditional discharges.


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Under the Young Offenders Act there are strict limitations regarding who can access a youth record. The person will then have to wait for a specified duration before reapplying for a pardon.

Every country has its own rules and practice about visitors with criminal records. This document cpiv made possible through the generous support of the Alberta Law Foundation. When an offence is entered into a person’s CPIC criminal record, it is assigned an automatic purge date.

What kind of criminal record information can be accessed?

However, individuals can also request a portion of their record, such as convictions only. Individuals who received a discharge before July 24,can have their record purged from the system by submitting their request in writing to the RCMP, whose address can be found at the end of this document. Clemency and Pardons Division: Under the Criminal Records Act, direcfory records of cases in which a pardon has been granted must be stored separately from other records. Over 60, officers have access to the same information using computer terminals networked together and connected to the central system in Ottawa.

The purpose of this nwtional is to provide dkrectory working in the criminal justice system with information about criminal records.

Further, youth records are not public information and therefore no documentation should be made available to the public which could tie a youth with his or her criminal record. This includes stays, acquittals, etc. However, once record of the offence has reached non-disclosure, none of these agencies can disclose a youth’s record to anyone direcctory first having gone xirectory a youth court judge for consent.

It is also worth noting that if an individual does not keep the peace and be of good behaviour, his or her pardon can be revoked. What can pardoned individuals say when an employer asks if they have a criminal record?