Records relating to an arrest and court proceedings can be destroyed by the Bureau of Criminal Statistics once a person reaches the age of 75, if no violation has occurred within 10 years of the authorized destruction date. S.D. Codified Laws § 23-6-8.1.
Ineligible Category or Citation
There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.
The procedure is automatic. The director of the Bureau of Criminal Statistics can authorize the destruction of the records specified in S.D. Codified Laws § 23-6-8.1.