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Use of police records
Family Court Act (FCT) CHAPTER 686, ARTICLE 3, PART 8
§ 381.3. Use of police records. 1. All police records relating to the
arrest and disposition of any person under this article shall be kept in
files separate and apart from the arrests of adults and shall be
withheld from public inspection.

2. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one, the family court
in the county in which the petition was adjudicated may, upon motion and
for good cause shown, order such records open:

(a) to the respondent or his parent or person responsible for his
care; or

(b) if the respondent is subsequently convicted of a crime, to a judge
of the court in which he was convicted, unless such record has been
sealed pursuant to section 375.1.

3. An order issued under subdivision two must be in writing.