Criminal Record Searches
SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY CHECK
The best criminal background checks include a Sex Offender Registry Check. ScoutLogic’s multi-state search provides broad coverage so that you don’t miss important sex offender data from non-resident states. The data returned includes date of registration and current status.
COUNTY CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK
ScoutLogic performs direct searches of county court records for different industries and companies of all sizes. This search is part of the baseline for establishing due diligence. County criminal background investigation results include felony and misdemeanor criminal cases as well as charges, disposition, dates and sentencing information. It’s important to ask your provider how many names and counties your selected search includes.
STATE CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK
Every state maintains a repository of its criminal records. Because of varying state laws, access to some repositories is difficult requiring high fees, notarized consents or even fingerprints other provide relatively easy and complete access. It is important to to assess the best access method for your needs.
NATIONAL CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK
This is a multi-jurisdictional background search that scours over 30 million records including court records, incarceration records, prison/inmate records and other proprietary sources. Utilizing proprietary probability scoring methods, more records are located despite misspellings, punctuation, transposition and applicant fraud. It is an excellent ‘lead source’ for records to be searched at the county level because it reveals summary case information. It must be run concurrent with the county criminal records search to ensure FCRA compliance.
FEDERAL CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK
This search is part of the baseline for establishing due diligence for any high risk positions and is run concurrent with the county criminal records check. Results return violations of federal law including tax evasion, identity theft, kidnapping and interstate drug trafficking.
TERRORIST WATCHLIST CHECK
This check makes it easy to comply with the USA Patriot Act by searching known domestic and international terrorist watchlists as well as the records of the Office of Inspector General (OIG), Excluded Parties List (EPL) and additional domestic and international agency lists.
COUNTY AND FEDERAL CIVIL RECORDS CHECK
This check provides access to Superior (upper) and Municipal (lower) courts for civil records, as well as those presided over by the federal district court system.