Record Suspension Applications/Local File Closures

What is it?

If you have been free of criminal convictions for a period of time you may apply for a record suspension. The Record Suspension Application Guide and Forms are available from the Parole Board of Canada. The process is very basic and easy enough for anyone to do. 

Using a lawyer/third party agency does not affect processing times.

 

Requesting a Record Suspension

Please submit the following to the Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service in person or by mail:

  • Please follow the instructions provided by the Parole Board of Canada
  • Please include a return mailing address
  • Please include payment

If you wish to mail the application, please include a certified cheque or money order made payable to the Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service.

Mailing Address:

Attention:
Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service
299 Frances Street, Strathroy, Ontario

N7G 4G9

Fees

For Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service fees, please refer to the 2021 Strathroy-Caradoc Fee Schedule.

There are no refunds.

 

Applying for a Local File Closure

What is it?

The Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service will consider sealing non-conviction adult fingerprints, photographs and dispositions in accordance with the Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service Fingerprint/Photograph Destruction policy.

How Do I Do It?

Please submit the following to the Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service in person or by mail:

If you wish to mail the application, please provide payment as indicated on the request form.  Please make certified cheques and money orders payable to the Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service.

Mailing Address:

Attention:
Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service
299 Frances Street, Strathroy, Ontario

N7G 4G9

Fees

For Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service fees, please refer to the 2021 Strathroy-Caradoc Fee Schedule.

There are no refunds.

How long will this this take?

  • If approved, it could take up to 1 year to receive the appropriate documents from the RCMP and you will receive written notification when the sealing process has been completed.
  • If denied you will have 60 days to request a Reconsideration Process. Applicants will be informed in writing of the final decision as soon as possible.

 

Reconsideration Process

Apply with a Reconsideration Package

Please submit the following to the Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service in person or by mail:

  • A letter outlining specific reasons why Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service should reconsider its decision and/or specific reasons why information should be removed or amended
  • A copy of the completed PVSC (Level 3) or Local File Closure
  • $10.00 non-refundable fee (Certified cheque or money order payable to the Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service if package is being sent by mail)

Mailing Address

Attention:
Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service
299 Frances Street, Strathroy, Ontario, N7G 4G9

Applicants can request to amend or remove information listed on their PVSC (Level 3) or Local File Closure.

Applicants have 60 days to initiate a reconsideration process from the date of their completed PVSC (Level 3) or Local File Closure.