What does BW stand for as a criminal charge?
It possibly stands for bench warrant.
In UK it does it is normally issued when someone fails to turn up in court and can be issued either with or without bail.
The charge is made by the police if they suspect an offence has been committed. Then they find evidence, and the court then decides on the guilt of the alleged offender. A criminal offense is an act punishable by law. A criminal charge is a formal accusation made by a governmental authority asserting that somebody has committed a criminal offense.
Most likely it will.... but when you turn 18 you can have it expunged Don't worry... Just don't do it again! Additional: The above answer assumes that the question is referring to a juvenile record, and is answered correctly. . . insofar as it goes. However, if you are referring to an ADULT criminal history record - - if the "harassment" charge resulted in a criminal charge or, was escalated into a charge of 'stalking'…