Overview Description

Any fingerprint record taken in connection with an arrest that did not result in a charge, or which was cleared through court proceedings, can be returned upon request. Wis. Stat. § 165.84(1).

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

A request must be submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Justice. Wis. Stat. § 165.84(1).

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The fingerprint record is returned to the person, and arrest information will no longer appear on the Wisconsin Department of Justice's criminal history record reports. Wis. Stat. § 165.84(1).

Waiting Periods

The record can be returned upon request.

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