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Use our backgroundchecks.com database, which has over 650 million records and 20 million photos to search for an instant criminal record.
We search our proprietary criminal database, wh...
We search our proprietary criminal database, which contains over 650 million criminal conviction records.
Searches based on a SS...
Searches based on a SSN and full name.
When we perform criminal searches in 5 states, ...
When we perform criminal searches in 5 states, we may need to take the extra step of verifying criminal records before we can share them with you.
These 5 states require such verification:
In these states, we must verify our finding of criminal activity at the country court level.
The local verification process costs more and takes longer than instant criminal searches.
That’s because it takes more time and effort for us to deliver it.
Searches based on a SSN and full name.
Criminal searches on subjects who have lived in any of these 5 states:
We search our proprietary database of over 650 ...
We search our proprietary database of over 650 million records.
We search name-and-address history records for primary and other names.
Findings may include:
When we perform alias searches in 5 states, we ...
When we perform alias searches in 5 states, we may need to take the extra step of verifying them before we can share them with you.
The local verification process costs more and takes longer than instant alias searches.
Alias searches on subj...
Alias searches on subjects who have lived in any of these 5 states:
Provides a name and address history based on so...
Provides a name and address history based on social security number (SSN), first and last names.
The report returns all names and addresses associated with the given SSN.
We strive to collect all electronically availab...
We strive to collect all electronically available data from statewide and tribal repositories.
We compile the data in a single database that spans the entire nation.
Our database includes a state’s sex offender registry data and any tribal registries available in the state.
The search is based on the subject’s name and date of birth.
Details in the report include:
Searches related to se...
Searches related to sex offenses.
We search over 100 national and international l...
We search over 100 national and international lists, including these:
A one-time search tells you the criminal status of job applicants at the time you hire them. In sensitive roles, you may also want to check the ongoing criminal status of employees.
We provide ongoing screening of the criminal status of your current employees through our US database.
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We order searches of county-level criminal reco...
We order searches of county-level criminal records from individual counties in each state.
Most felony and misdemeanor cases are filed in county courts.
County criminal record searches are among the most powerful sources for uncovering criminal records.
We order searches of state-level criminal recor...
We order searches of state-level criminal records from state databases.
A statewide search may yield information from multiple counties in the state.
Not all counties report into the state-level database.
And some counties are inconsistent in their reporting to states.
Even so, state-level reports are useful for discovering crimes outside of the immediate area in which the subject lives or works.
We order a search of federal-level criminal rec...
We order a search of federal-level criminal records from individual US District Courts.
Crimes reported in a federal criminal record include only offenses that are federally prosecuted.
That is, they are violations of federal law as enforced by these agencies or offices:
This search does not find violations of local and state law.
Federal criminal records are not available at the county or state level.