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backgroundchecks.com offers all types of background checks, including criminal background checks, to businesses and individuals. With a combination of at-the-source record searches and the industry’s #1 criminal conviction database*. You can be confident that the information you receive is comprehensive, accurate and timely.

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The industry’s #1 criminal conviction database* from backgroundchecks.com contains more than 500 million criminal records from over 1,000 sources, including county court records, state repositories, departments of corrections (DOC), administrative office of courts (AOC), state sex and violent offender registries, government exclusion and terrorist watch lists, and more. While county records are the best and most accurate source for obtaining up-to-date criminal history, many crimes occur outside the county of residency in places where people worked or traveled. Our database is a cost-effective tool for companies to scan millions of records from multiple jurisdictions nationwide and quickly take the search from one or two jurisdictions to hundreds.

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Why Are We Different?

We understand small and large businesses’ background screening needs. Our client-relations and sales teams can help you customize a background check with your budget, time-service, and industry needs in mind. Our timely direct court searches combined with our daily updated multi-jurisdictional criminal database of over 500 million records and growing will help your business hire and retain individuals who meet your company’s criteria. Besides excelling at criminal database searches, we also provide at-the-source criminal record checks such as county, state, and federal searches to help customize a screening program to your needs. In addition, we provide other common pre-employment screening options, such as driving records, credit reports, employment and education verifications, reference checks, drug screening, and more. We pride ourselves on our US-based client-relations team and the fact that we do not off-shore our processing of your orders and never send data you provide us overseas for any of our U.S.-based service offerings.

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backgroundchecks.com works behind the scenes with hundreds of consumer reporting agencies, transferring our criminal data through a web services gateway. This allows background screeners to clear thousands of people every day without ever touching the report. Our portfolio includes some of the largest background screening companies and we continue to meet the expectations of their growing business.


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* Based on a comparison of the number of sources of conviction data for online criminal conviction databases that make their source list publicly available.

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  • March 25 — An Easter Bunny actor in Greensburg, Pennsylvania was allowed to interact with kids for 12 hours before his employers found out he was a sex offender. The close call incident raises questions about how these holiday character actors are screened and approved to work in shopping malls throughout the country.
  • March 23 — Georgia's Fort Gordon is adding new background checks for delivery workers. The new policy will affect everyone from food delivery drivers to shipping companies and mail carriers.
  • March 22 — Recently, Pennsylvania passed a set of laws meant to keep children safe, including new background check guidelines for volunteers who work with kids. Now, the department that runs those checks is struggling with a substantial backlog, pushing the wait time on the background checks to over three weeks.