Definitions for rap sheet
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a record kept by law-enforcement authorities of a person's arrests and convictions.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)
Origin of rap sheet:
blotter, day book, police blotter, rap sheet, charge sheet(noun)
the daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police station
A printed record of an individual's record of citations, arrests, convictions, and incarcerations, usually in a single jurisdiction.