There are many agencies that post the mugshot online. Many times you can contact them with proof that your case was dropped and they may remove it. Also, you should speak to an attorney about expunging your arrest, even though your case was dropped the arrest still shows on background checks. My office handles that, you can visit www.cklawfirm.com and look under expungement.
You need to get a certified copy of the disposition and start contacting the agencies that have the information out there. You also need to seal your record. Talk to a lawyer in your area about both.
You may be able to do what is called an 'administrative' expunction that forces the agency to remove the record. You may also have a false arrest claim.
Seek out an experienced criminal litigator for a free consultation. A good place to start is by going to the website for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL.org) Clicking on this link will take you to the part of their site that links you to a map of the US where you can click on your jurisdiction to find an affiliate local organization. There is also a link to find members of NACDL near you. Meet several that offer free consultation. Hire one that you feel comfortable with and you can afford. There is no confidentiality online.
NACDL Local affiliates: https://www.nacdl.org/About.aspx?id=20400
NACDL local members: https://www.nacdl.org/impak/cms/members_online/members/findalawyer.asp
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