Overview Description

Fingerprints and photographs taken in response to an arrest or detention for which the petitioner is later acquitted can be returned upon request, so long as the petitioner has no prior criminal record. W. Va. Code § 15-2-24(h).

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

Proof of acquittal must be submitted to the Department of Public Safety. W. Va. Code § 15-2-24(h).

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

Fingerprints and photographs returned to the person. W. Va. Code § 15-2-24(h).

Waiting Periods

There is no statutory language regarding a waiting period.

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