What do you get in a criminal background check?

We live in amazing times. Only a few years ago you would never have imagined that it would be possible to do a criminal background check on a person without hiring an expensive private investigator. It would have been unimaginable that you would be able to do such checks lounging at home at any time of the day or night. Well you can now. Today you can do it all and more but how do you know what shows up on a criminal background check when you do some searches?

The easiest way to get an idea of what to expect is to see some sample reports from the public records web site that you intend to use. The problem is that it's difficult to find sample reports unless you sign up for the site and get into the members area. Don't worry though, I've secretly copied some from a public records web site. If you want to see them right away then click on this: Samples indicate what shows up on a criminal background check

Criminal background checks do not include absolutely everything

None of the background checking web sites are perfect. Most of them do a pretty good job of finding the information that you want and they can give you several ways of getting it. They do that in the way that they file and organize the massive amounts of information that they collect from many different sources. But you can't expect absolutely everything to be available. They collect literally billions of records from hundreds of different databases but if it's not there then you can't find it.

I used a court records web site to find someone people that I had lost contact with years before. I managed to find most of them together with some very interesting information. I even found some people that I wasn't looking for. It's easy to get carried away.

What comes up on a criminal background check report

You might reasonably expect to see details of the offences that someone has been convicted of or even arrested for but you can get a lot more information that that if you are interested. For instance you could find out where they live and check out some of the neighbors listed to see if they have criminal records too. Here are just a few of the things you might be able to find out about someone when you do a criminal background check.

State criminal records check, civil filings, email addresses, name and address, address history, neighbors, relatives and associates, arrest warrants, neighborhood check, property ownership.

Using sample background check reports

To get an idea of what shows up on a criminal background check, try to find some sample reports from the web site that you are thinking of using. Unfortunately it's not easy to find sample reports unless you actually pay your money and join these sites. By then it's kind of too late isn't it?

I found it very difficult to find samples when I was looking so to make it easier for you I've secretly copied some of the Background check reports
from the Court Records web site that I've been using to do some criminal background checks.

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