Category: Public Records Research


3 Surprising Things You Might Not Know About County Court Records

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3 Surprising Things You Might Not Know About County Court Records

County criminal court records are touted as one of the most useful, authoritative sources of information about an individual’s criminal background. At the same time, there are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to these records. As a CRA, you work with employers to help them understand the advantages and limitations of such research.… Read more

How We Address the Challenges of Federal Criminal Records Research

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Overcoming the Challenges of Federal Criminal Records Research

Q&A with Cody Funkhouser, Criminal Research Analyst Federal criminal records are unique not only in terms of the types of cases that are housed in the files, but also in terms of the way they are reported, searched, and retrieved. Since 1999, many case files are maintained and made available through the United States Courts’… Read more

How Common Name Searches Impact the Criminal Records Research Process

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How Common Name Searches Impact the Criminal Records Research Process

Q&A with Renae Cramphin, Director, Criminal Operation, and Dorinda Funk, Quality Manager, at Wholesale Screening Solutions James Smith, Michael Smith, Maria Garcia, Mary Smith, Maria Hernandez… These are just a handful of the most common name combinations in America. When it comes to public records research, common names such as these can create situations where… Read more

Federal and State Court Systems: What You’ll Find Where

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Federal and State Court Systems: What You’ll Find Where

Your customers look to you, as a Consumer Reporting Agency (CRA), to be an expert on all topics related to employment screening. But let’s face it, the U.S. court system is complex, and the commonalities and differences between state courts versus federal courts – and their accompanying records – aren’t always easy to understand. In… Read more