Impact of a Criminal RecordAs an accused, you could receive a criminal record. This section provides information about criminal record and how it could impact you.
Criminal RecordA criminal record may be created for anyone over 12 police allege has committed a crime or who has been convicted of a criminal offence.
A criminal record documents your contact or involvement with the criminal justice system, starting with police. Criminal records are kept in central computer systems most police agencies across Canada can use.