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How do I request the removal of DNA/Fingerprints?

Information held by the police service is retained in accordance with legislation and national guidance. With regards to the removal of DNA and Fingerprints only, please refer to the attached link which outlines the legal position on retention and when samples can be requested for early deletion, if it does not fall into the legal criteria for removal.

The application form can also be found via this link -

If you have any queries in relation to this process please email