To correct an error on your Louisiana criminal history record, you must ask the Louisiana State Police's (LSP) Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information to correct it. You will need official documentation proving the error and proving your identity.
Here are the three steps to correct an error:
- Get the official documentation showing the error by going to the parish court that has the correct information and asking the clerk for a certified copy of the record.
- Write a letter to the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information to explain the error.
- Go in person to the State Police Headquarters with your criminal record, the certified court documents, and your fingerprint cards at 7919 Independence Blvd. in Baton Rouge or mail the letter, a copy of your criminal record, and copies of your fingerprint cards to the Bureau at this address:
Louisiana Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information
P.O. Box 66614 (Box A-6)
Baton Rouge, LA 70896
The Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information will do an internal audit to verify your record. The Bureau will coordinate with the arresting agency, take appropriate action, and tell you by letter about the audit results. For more information, call the Bureau at (225) 925-6096 or email email@example.com.
If you find an error on a commercial internet site or online vendor, contact the agency directly. Some commercial criminal record providers get authorized records from the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information, but many do not. If you find an error, contact the provider first.