HRP says nearly 1,200 people overcharged for criminal record checks 

Halifax Regional Police are taking steps after citizens were overcharged for criminal record checks. 

Police say they believe 1,175 individuals were affected, with people being overcharged by $25 per application. 

HRP is now is the process of contacting those affected to issue a refund, which they expect to take a few weeks to complete. 

Anyone with questions is asked to email