Criminal Search

Employee Criminal Record Search

Criminal records are often the foundation of a background check. It’s critical for clients to ensure all Criminal Records are Real-time, Accurate, Confirm Identity and Report Records according to the FCRA regulations. A Criminal record is a summary of a charge, conviction or dismissal of a crime. Identifiers are Name, Date of Birth, Address and or other identifying information reported along with the record. Level and types of crimes reported vary by State.

National Federal Criminal Record Search

These crimes are involving federal laws that can only be tried in federal court. Offenses include fraud, embezzlement, antitrust violations, insider trading, tax evasion, bribery, and public corruption. Kidnapping, interstate drug trafficking, bank robbery, counterfeiting, acts of terrorism, postal fraud, immigration violations and gun violations. Certain wrongful acts, such as tax evasion, may be prosecuted in both the criminal and civil system. National search includes 94 federal judicial districts, including District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and three territories of the United States; the Virgin Islands Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.
Records updated daily Turnaround is 24 – 48 hours

Statewide Criminal Record Search

Statewide courts report all classes of felony and misdemeanor records. Superior courts interpret state laws; each state makes and interprets its own laws.
Records updated daily and generally reported in 24 – 48 hours

County Criminal Record Search

County courts are courts of general jurisdiction and may be given powers of original jurisdiction to originate hearings. Typical County records involve crimes that happen within that county, and range from lower felonies, misdemeanors and traffic cases. County courts may also hear appeals as to misdemeanor convictions passed in lower courts.
Records updated daily and generally reported in 24 – 72 hours

Rapsheets National Criminal Database (Proprietary Database Check)

500 million criminal records from all fifty states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. territories. Records are obtained from Administer of Courts, Department of Corrections, County and City Courthouses. Updates are monthly from most States; others depend on availability by the state. Includes Tribal Criminal Records, National Registered Sex Offenders list, and Federal and International Watch List is a list of over 100 varying Federal and International agencies that maintain lists of individuals who are wanted, sanctioned and are deemed harmful.
Records from most states are updated in 30 – 45 days, reported instantly

** Hits require real-time criminal search to validate record prior to reporting to meet FCRA regulations

Statewide Criminal Database (Proprietary Database Check)

AOC, DOC court supplied information varies by state as well as updates. All states include Statewide Registered Sex Offender information. Some states contain supplemental county records.
Records from most states are updated in 30 – 45 days, reported instantly

** Hits require real-time criminal search to validate record prior to reporting to meet FCRA regulation

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