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There are millions of criminals and ex-criminals in the country, and that's just counting those who got nabbed. Based on historical data, a good portion
of them would not have learnt their lesson. The recidivism rate within 3 years of release reportedly averages around 3% and greater than 15% for
those who relapse while still on parole or probation. How can we spot them when we cross path?

We can indeed quite readily find out the truth about people on many things, past and present, not least their criminal history or current standing from
their Public Criminal Records. There are several other related supportive-type record categories such as Arrest, Inmates, Jail, Sex Offender and Police
Records but Criminal Records Check is the most widely used as far as Criminal Violation Checks are concerned.

Being Public Records, they are accessible by anyone so long as it's done legitimately. As little as just a full name and state of residence is enough to
initiate a search on Public Criminal Records. This can be done at the local police department if the exact residence of the subject is known. Otherwise,
it can be done at the state level agency tasked with the function. The request can be submitted by mail, fax, telephone or walk in. Online option over
the internet is also increasingly available. In the case of requesting them from the FBI, it must be done in writing. Then again, the no-fuss way is by
purchasing them from commercial record providers.

A great deal of information can be found in Public Criminal Records. At a basic level, it includes the personal particulars and bio-data of the subject,
the details of the criminal violation like the time and place, case type and number, conviction and arresting agency and pertinent information from other
related record categories. In the case of repeat offenders, the complete list of all the violations within the particular state will show up.

Public Criminal Records come under state jurisdiction. There are thus variations from state to state in the laws governing their access and the
permissible treatment and use of information derived from them. The record databases throughout the different states are also not linked so search
results on them are only up to state level. If you wish to investigate someone regardless of the state, a search would have to be conducted on each of
the states that the person has resided in.

Public Criminal Records Search are useful in many ways, official and private. They are widely used in employee screening, police investigation, court
proceedings, assessing volunteers and background check of neighbors, colleagues, friends and even relatives. There're laws in place to ensure that
there's no infringement of individual privacy or personal discrimination and lawyers and other expertise are often called upon to buy-off the intended
use of the Public Criminal Records against any violation in itself.

There are two versions of Public Criminal Records namely the free-of-charge (FOC) and paid ones. The majority of FOC records are from government
agencies. The procedures to obtain them are usually tedious and require waiting time. Paid records from commercial information brokers are the
no-fuss answer for those who are not game to the challenge of red tapes. A financial cost is incurred but they are generally worth the money.

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