Whereas, it has been brought to this Courtís attention that certain records from Canyon County criminal court files are being scanned for recordkeeping purposes and reduction of paperwork;
Now, Therefore, it is Hereby Ordered pursuant to Idaho Criminal Rule 32(h) and Idaho Administrative Rule 32, the Court authorizes the pre-sentence investigation and evaluation reports to be unsealed, with the pre-sentence investigation report and all accompanying attachments to be scanned once the defendant has been discharged from probation or parole. Thereafter, the hard copy may be destroyed.
It is Further Ordered that the entire file in death penalty, life sentence, all other murder cases and cases in which the defendant is required to register as a sex offender will be subject to scanning but no portions of those files will be destroyed. The entire file in the aforementioned types of cases will be kept in an offsite storage area.
Dated this 13th day of April, 2012.
Signed by Thomas J. Ryan , Administrative District Judge