Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Attorney General's Office. Criminal Prosecution Division

18112--Misdemeanor criminal case files
18113--Homicide case files
20847--Financial crimes prosecution unit case files
10889--Criminal investigative case files - no court action
10547--State Assistance to Narcotics Enforcement (S.A.N.E) case files
9815--Investigation division miscellaneous files

AGENCY: Attorney General's Office. Criminal Prosecution Division

SERIES: 18112
TITLE: Misdemeanor criminal case files
DATES: 1983-
ARRANGEMENT: Numerical by case number
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 10.00 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These files document misdemeanor criminal investigations and prosecutions by staff attorneys. Staff attorneys are responsible for investigating misdemeanor complaints filed with the Attorney General's Office for possible prosecution. Information includes police reports, memoranda, correspondence, depositions, interviews, court documents, case research information, and evidentiary documentation.

RETENTION

Retain 15 years.

DISPOSITION

Destroy provided no pending action or litigation.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 1 year after case closes and then transfer to State Records Center. Retain in State Records Center for 14 years and then destroy provided no pending action or litigation.

APPRAISAL

Administrative

This disposition is based on the administrative needs expressed by the Criminal Division Chief, Creighton Horton, III.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Protected

SECONDARY DESIGNATION

Private. UCA 63G-2-302(d) (2008)


AGENCY: Attorney General's Office. Criminal Prosecution Division

SERIES: 18113
TITLE: Homicide case files
DATES: 1990-
ARRANGEMENT: Numerical by case number
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 7.00 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These files document homicide investigations and prosecutions by staff attorneys. Staff attorneys are responsible for investigating homicide complaints filed with the Attorney General's Office for possible prosecution. Information includes police reports, memoranda, correspondence, depositions, interviews, court documents, case research information, and evidentiary documentation.

RETENTION

Retain 75 years.

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 1 year after case closes and then transfer to State Records Center. Retain in State Records Center for 74 years and then transfer to State Archives with authority to weed.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Fiscal

This disposition is based on the needs expressed by the Criminal Division Chief, Creighton Horton, II. This information may be needed for the appelate process and the possibility of subsequent trials that are ordered by the courts.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Protected

SECONDARY DESIGNATION

Private. UCA 63G-2-302(d) (2008)

Controlled. UCA 63G-2-304 (2008)


AGENCY: Attorney General's Office. Criminal Prosecution Division

SERIES: 20847
TITLE: Financial crimes prosecution unit case files
DATES: 1998-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetical by case name, thereunder chronological by year
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 5.00 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These files document the investigation and prosecution of criminal conduct regarding violations of state money laundering, racketeering, and other criminal violations involving financial crimes. Information includes documents created for investigation and prosecutions of criminal conduct and are created by investigators and Assistant Attorneys General. Also, investigative reports, pleadings, court documents, correspondence, attorney notes, legal research, documentary evidence, financial documents, victim and witness files, and bank records are included in this series.

RETENTION

Retain 10 years

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives permanently.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 1 year after case closes and then transfer to State Records Center. Retain in State Records Center for 9 years and then transfer to State Archives.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Legal

This disposition is based on the administrative needs expressed by the agency and UCA 76-10-1601 (1996) of the criminal code which outlines racketeering enterprises and the Attorney General's responsibility in prosecuting this criminal activity.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Protected

SECONDARY DESIGNATION

Controlled. UCA 63G-2-304 (2008)


AGENCY: Attorney General's Office. Criminal Prosecution Division

SERIES: 10889
TITLE: Criminal investigative case files - no court action
DATES: 1992-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetical by case name, thereunder chronological by year
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 40.00 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These files document information gathered for investigative cases that do not result in the filing of criminal charges. This information is collected to determine whether criminal charges are warranted. These records may assist the Attorney General's Office in later investigations. Information includes police reports, witnesses lists, business documents, physical evidence, criminal history, memoranda of interviews, victim and witness statements, bank records, investigative notes and other documents that may be used to support criminal investigations and prosecutions.

RETENTION

Retain 30 years after case closes

DISPOSITION

Destroy.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 1 year after case closes and then transfer to State Records Center. Retain in State Records Center for 29 years and then destroy.

APPRAISAL

Administrative

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Protected. UCA 63G-2-305(10)(d)(2013)

SECONDARY DESIGNATION

Controlled. UCA 63G-2-304 (2008)


AGENCY: Attorney General's Office. Criminal Prosecution Division

SERIES: 10547
TITLE: State Assistance to Narcotics Enforcement (S.A.N.E) case files
DATES: 1988-
ARRANGEMENT: Numerical by case number
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 2.00 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These files document actions of the State Assistance to Narcotics Enforcement (S.A.N.E.) division of the Attorney General's Office. This unit is involved in training and teaching, suggesting and promoting amendments to Utah's drug laws, and other activities not related to case investigations or prosecutions.

RETENTION

Retain 10 years.

DISPOSITION

Destroy.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 1 year after case is closed and then transfer to State Records Center. Retain in State Records Center for 9 years and then destroy.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Legal

This disposition is based on

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Protected


AGENCY: Attorney General's Office. Criminal Prosecution Division

SERIES: 9815
TITLE: Investigation division miscellaneous files
DATES: 1980-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetical by case name or designation
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 4.00 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These records contain unique information in rough notes or drafts assembled or created and used to prepare or analyze other documents. The information adds proper understanding to the formulation and execution of policies, decisions, actions, or responsibilities.

RETENTION

Retain 8 years.

DISPOSITION

Destroy provided no pending action or litigation

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 1 year after case closes and then transfer to State Records Center. Retain in State Records Center for 7 years and then destroy provided no pending action or litigation.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Legal

This disposition is based on Utah State General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 1, Item 33.

This disposition is based on

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Protected. UCA 63G-2-305(9)(a), and UCA 63G-2-305(17)

SECONDARY DESIGNATION

Private. UCA 63G-2-302(2)(d)(2008)