apply to Georgia criminal justice agencies and all other agencies or persons
with access to criminal justice information as defined in Georgia law and Rule
These Rules do not restrict any criminal
justice agency from publicly disclosing certain information to include:
(a) The status of a current
(b) The recent
arrest, release or prosecution of an individual.
A criminal justice agency may release
prior CHRI to the news media or any other person if the CHRI is based on data
(a) Posters, announcements,
flyers or computerized databases created to aid in the identification or arrest
of fugitives, wanted persons, habitual offenders, career criminals or highly
reports, arrest/booking reports and other reports prepared by criminal justice
agencies and defined by law as public records.
(c) Official records of public judicial
names of living victims of sexual offenses and juveniles involved in police
investigations are not to be released.
(5) Nothing in these Rules shall close any
record that is now or hereafter made public by law.
(6) Nothing in these Rules shall mandate the
exchange of criminal justice information except where specifically required by
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 140-2-.01
3371, 28 CFR 20.21.
Original Rule entitled
"Scope" adopted. F. Feb. 25, 1976; eff.
Mar. 16, 1976.
New Rule of same title adopted. F. Jan. 7,
1983; eff. Feb. 1, 1983, as specified by the Agency.
New Rule of same title adopted. F. Sept. 6,
1984; eff. Oct. 8, 1984, as specified by the Agency.
New Rule of same title adopted. F. July 2,
1986; eff. July 22, 1986.
New Rule of same title adopted. F. July 7,
1988; eff. July 27, 1988.
New Rule of same title adopted. F. Nov. 7,
1990; eff. Nov. 27, 1990.
F. Dec. 2, 1992; eff.
Dec. 22, 1992.
F. Sept. 5, 2002; eff.
Sept. 25, 2002.
Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F.
Sept. 25, 2007, eff.
Oct. 15, 2007.