If you’re like many people in the process of expunging or sealing your criminal record, or if you’re simply looking at a copy of your own arrest record, you’re probably wondering what all the abbreviations and acronyms mean. This guide explains the abbreviations on an Illinois RAP sheet so you know what you’re dealing with.
What Are the Abbreviations on an Illinois RAP Sheet?
Your RAP sheet (RAP is short for record of arrests and prosecutions) may contain several abbreviations. Check out the table below; find your abbreviation in the left column and what it stands for in the right column. If you don’t see an abbreviation from your RAP sheet listed here, feel free to call our office at 847-920-4540 to ask – we’ll be happy to answer and give you a free consultation on clearing your criminal record.
Bond forfeiture and SOL (for dismissed cases)
Bond forfeiture warrant
Cook County Department of Corrections
Criminal damage to property
Credit defendant for time served
Guilty conviction with a Certificate of Eligibility for Expungement from the Prisoner Review Board
Court supervision successfully completed
Criminal trespass to land
Criminal trespass to residence
Criminal trespass to state land
Criminal trespass to vehicle
Drinking alcohol on the public way
Delivery of a controlled substance
Driving on a suspended license
Dismissed without prejudice
Finding of guilty
Certificate of innocence
Finding of not guilty
Finding of no probable cause
Illinois Department of Corrections
Leave to file denied
Manufacturing and delivery
Defendant not in court
NP or Nolle
Nolle prosequi (for dismissed cases)
Order of protection
Possession of cannabis
Guilty conviction with a pardon from the governor
Possession of a controlled substance
Possession with intent to deliver
Plea of guilty
Plea of not guilty
Probation (other than qualified probation)
Probation terminated satisfactorily
Probation terminated unsatisfactorily
Successful completion of First Offender Drug Probation or Qualified Probation
Ret Theft or R/T
RWC or RWOC
Released without charging
Substitution of judge
SOL (as an offense)
SOL (as a disposition)
Stricken off with leave to reinstate
Stricken with leave to reinstate and warrant
Soliciting unlawful business
Treatment Alternatives for a Safe Community (probation)
Time considered served
Verdict of guilty
Verdict of not guilty
Violation of bail bond
Violation of order of protection
Violation of probation
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