Criminal Records

When you look over someone’s criminal record, you are looking over the individual's comprehensive criminal history in a public report. This report is going to tell you about all non-expunged arrests and violations that have been processed through the criminal court system. A criminal records search can include everything ranging from charges where the individual has been acquitted to convictions and arrests.

What's included in a crime background check?

A criminal report can include many different types of information, so the advantage to using our site for your search is that you can tailor it to include the records you need. You can check:

  • Complete criminal history
  • Arrest records
  • Convictions plus any prison or jail time
  • Marriage and divorce records
  • Driving and DUI records
  • Sex offender status
  • Credit history - including bankruptcies, evictions, judgments, and liens
  • Aliases used - different names used and different addresses
  • Employment history

The traditional difficulty with obtaining accurate records

Obviously, all the above information does not come from just one, or even several sources. One of the benefits of an automated search from our site is that we have access to many different law enforcement and court databases. Records are maintained on a local and regional level by specialized law enforcement agencies, sheriffs' offices, and police departments, and courts. At the state level records are maintained by correctional agencies, highway patrol, and state police. has access to records from county, state, and federal government agencies. In fact, running a search on our site gives access to over 500 million criminal and arrest records. You want the information that comes in your report to be complete, accurate, and up-to-date. By updating our information continuously, you always have access to the latest information.

Peace of mind and personal safety

When it comes to trusting someone, it is always a good idea to go with your gut instinct. However, for peace of mind, running a background check can give you a good starting point. A criminal history check, in combination with your own natural instinct, is going to help you surround yourself with people that you are comfortable to be around.