Q: does a notice of detainment only mean that a citation was not filed
A: It means that charges were not filed in the case. If the person was arrested, it also means that the arrest will be stricken from the record and the incident recorded as a detainment only. A detainment occurs when a person is held for a brief period for questioning only. Finally, it means that in you may truthfully deny having been arrested in connection with the incident. Good luck!
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