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A Judge will sign an order directing that all public entries related to the expunged offense be purged from the public records of the court, and direct that all law enforcement agencies bearing record of the same expunge their public records. Once an Order of Expungement has been issued, all official records relating to the expunged offense should be purged, except for a confidential file that is to be retained by the AOC. The sheriffs department keeps their own private records which are not disclosed to the public. They will not destroy a copy of this charge, it only will not be available to the public.