Typically the fact of the arrest will cause a higher scrutiny in a pre-employment investigation by any law enforcement agency. If the prosecution originally filed charges and then dismissed the case, you may have an option for a finding of factual innocence. Talk to a local criminal defense attorney who knows the judge you were in front of about a Petition for FI Order. If the pre-employment investigation confirms no unlawful conduct, the event will not cause a per se disqualification.Good luck.
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Nothing to add to Ms. McCall's excellent answer.
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