Expungement Unit

The Expungement Unit ensures an individual's right to privacy with the sealing and expunging of all criminal records ordered by the court, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:52-1 et seq., N.J.S.A. 2C:35-14m, and N.J.S.A. 2C:44-1.1.The unit is responsible for reviewing petitions and court orders to determine if they conflict with the intent of the law. The unit also reviews and disseminates expunged records for criminal justice agencies, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:52-27c.

If you are attempting to send any documentation to us, please use the following address:

New Jersey State Police
P.O. Box 7068
West Trenton, New Jersey 08628-0068
Attn: Expungement Unit

Phone calls are accepted during normal business hours; Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm at (609) 671-7900.

To file a request for the expungement of your criminal record, please visit the NJ Courts website for their on-line application under the Self Help tab.

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