I'm just trying to see why the charge is not dropped off of my background if it was dismissed
Even if a case is dismissed, it will show up on your background check. You need to go to the court where your case was dismissed and ask the Clerk's office for an expungement form and submit it to the judge. If a case was dismissed, there is no cost for an expungement. Then, your case will be destroyed and no one, except law enforcement, will be able to find it. If you successfully completed judicial diversion, you will have to pay a fee for the expungement.
In addition to the prior attorneys answer, I would add that some business, such as hospitals, often use private companies that track arrests. They may not show the current status such as a dismissal and unfortunately, there's often no way to get them to remove it from their records.
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