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ACC Arrest Record Restriction Event

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For specific cases in Athens-Clarke County, you may be eligible to restrict your criminal record from public view. Restricting criminal arrest records for non-criminal justice purposes might help you get a job or housing and a clean start.

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  • Arrest must have taken place in Athens-Clarke County by the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, Sheriff’s Office, or UGA Police
  • Misdemeanors only
  • No pending charges
  • Charges that did not result in a conviction (dismissed, found not guilty of all charges at trial, or successfully completed pretrial diversion/first offender program)
  • Retroactive first offender and youthful offender (under 21) screening available
  • Must register online & bring a valid Georgia or U.S. photo ID to the event

Goodwill of North Georgia is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that sells household donations at its retail stores, transforming revenue from store sales into support for its mission to put people to work. Through local career centers, job readiness training and employment resources, Goodwill connects area job seekers to work. A cornerstone of Goodwill’s philosophy is that everyone who desires to work should have the opportunity to do so. The organization applies this philosophy to its career services, helping people with barriers to employment – including people with criminal backgrounds, people with disabilities, veterans and low-income individuals – find jobs and career pathways.

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