How do I get a free copy of my Cori criminal record. My Probation is up this month, I have a driving with suspended license still open from before this fireworks violation, and I want to see what my probation officer will find/do about it.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Massachusetts
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Step 1. Get the CORI request form and fill it out. Download the Personal CORI Request Form from DCJIS website or call the DCJIS at XXX-XXX-XXXX (for TTY, call XXX-XXX-XXXX) and ask them to mail the form to you. Print neatly. DCJIS may send back forms that are hard to read.Step 2. Sign the form in front of a Notary Public. You can find a notary public in city and town clerks’ offices, local banks, real estate offices, lawyers’ offices, and travel or insurance agencies. In Massachusetts, notaries may not charge more than $1.25 to notarize a document.
Step 3. Get a check or money order for $25. There is a $25 fee to get a copy of your CORI. You must send a check or money order payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. If you cannot pay the $25 fee, fill out an Affidavit of Indigency to ask for a free CORI report. You can get a free CORI report if:
Step 4. Put a stamp on an envelope and address it to yourself. Make sure you use your mailing address and it is possible to read your hand writing. DCJIS will use this envelope to mail your CORI to you.
Step 5. Mail everything to the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS):
☐ the CORI request form,
☐ your self-addressed, stamped envelope, and
☐ the $25 fee or the Affidavit of Indigency.
Mail the papers to:Department of Criminal Justice Information Services XXX XXXXXXXXX XXXXXX, Suite 2200Chelsea, MA 02150Attn: CORI Unit
You should get a copy of your CORI in the mail within about two weeks.
Again, to get it for free, you would have to qualify and fill out an Affidavit of Indigency to ask for a free CORI report. You can get a free CORI report if:
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Thanks a lot ! I wonder how to get it faster? And will this cover my traffic arrest in another state....live in MA traffic violation in NH??
you should be able to get a copy of your CORI online. Follow the directions on DCJIS’ website. I don't think that you could do this with the affidavit of indigency, so it would cost you about $25.
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As far as the traffic violation, most likely not (as traffic infractions don't typically get reported interstate, but I cannot say for certain in your particular instance and situation).
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