Will a diversion show up on my criminal record?
No. A diversion gives a second chance to first-time offenders who commit minor offences. It will not show up on your criminal record. However, if you are vetted by the Police Vetting Service for a role involving the care and protection of children or the vulnerable, or for any other purpose that fits the criteria for Police vetting, details of the diversion matter may be released if they are considered relevant to the role for which you are being checked. Find out more about information about vetting.
To find out more see adult diversion scheme.