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In this instance would it appear on an employment check, whether for public/private/state employment?
What about on the national level as a part of fingerprinted background check for a company, or a teaching position?
Thank you very much.
Thank you for this information. It appears for teaching purposes or a job with a background check I may say that I was indeed arrested, but it was dropped and there were no criminal charges, which would then be reflected in an absence of a record for public access.
I wouldn't lie, but this has brought me confusion about what I can/should say with regards XXXXX XXXXX prior incident, and I would like to keep it simple.
What is typically said, if I do go for employment at a job requiring this, and there is no record? I would agree I should mention that I was arrested, but given that nothing came of it, would not like to go much further with detailed information, but to say all charges were dismissed.
Are they obligated to then after checking this information not discriminate in the hiring process given it was dismissed?
Is there a better way of putting this?
This will be my last question for now. You have been quite helpful, and so I will keep the question open in case I think of any other pertinent questions.
Have a nice day.
I have one final question, pertaining to the nature that something positive could have come out of this.
At the time of arrest would my fingerprints have been compared to all previous unsolved crimes, or only for certain districts, and how soon would such a match have been made, or is this not done in general?
For instance, would they need suspicion to compare fingerprints from the any past crimes, or would it be done automatically as a part of their automated system?
I am asking because this could mean that I can be certain that there is no prior history given this event. I am still willing to deal with the circumstances as they may be, but it may allow me to lay one thing to rest, something I have since given up doing.
Under the circumstances, and the nature of the crime and the case being thrown out, if they did not have interoperability with another state, would it be likely or true that they would resolve no potential matches?
Are there any factors other than this you can think of that would mean that it would have never been searched in a state for which it is not interoperable with?
And given that they would have no awareness of jurisdictions to search, unless they had extra information which they did not, is it plausible that no search would be done and these prints would never be matched given the interoperability condition and the lack of a reason, and the idea that at the national level they are not routinely searched and compared to all latent prints?
Thank you, you have been very informative, and I think this final question will be all I need.
Well, I was arrested around 2006 in October for 'criminal trespass'. As far as I know in the state of Montana it is a misdemeanor, and the SOL had passed at the time I did the Official Criminal History, in 2012, for which it would be public record.
If you confirm this, I would like to close our discussion. I am satisfied, so thank you.
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