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For background check of licensure candidate, Nebraska can access Georgia arrest record that Nebraska would have erased

The Nebraska Supreme Court, in an April 23 decision, held that an arrest record from Georgia, which would have been erased under Nebraska law, was accessible to the state's police licensing agencies and could be the basis of a reciprocity denial because the license applicant had authorized those agencies to access his arrest record as part of a background check.

Blake Swicord worked as a police officer in Georgia until 2017, when he was fired by the Georgia State Patrol. According to a report by The Telegraph of Macon County, his department fired Swicord after an FBI raid on . . .

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