When a criminal record search is completed by a police service, they compare the name and date of birth against the CPIC database. Should there be no matches then the results come back “Clear”; however if there is a match the records come back “Not Clear”. This is due to the fact that the RCMP cannot positively state that the record found is a match to the individual searched without the comparison of fingerprints.
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Created by: Andrew McLeod
Modified on: Thu, 28 Mar, 2019 at 9:54 AM
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