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Background Checks

Background investigation resources for private detectives, police officers and employers. In this section, you'll find a list of reputable background check providers, a comprehensive list of employment check research tools, and many other resources for checking into the history of applicants, employees and other subjects.

License plate search

License Plate Search: How to Run a Database Search for a Car Tag

So you want to search for a license plate? Before you start conducting a license plate search set out to find vehicle registration plates,...
Vital Records Search

Vital Records Search: How to Find Birth, Marriage and Divorce Documents

What are vital records? Before you embark on a vital records search, it is important to under stand the meaning of the term. Vital records...
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How to Look Up a Phone Number and Run a Reverse Search

Before the internet age, looking up a phone number was a much more manual process. The easiest method was to call “information”, which uses...
sex offender search

Sex Offender Search Tools and State Sexual Predator Registry

A sex offender is a person who has been criminally charged and convicted of, or has pled guilty to, or plead Nolo contendere to...
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Public Records Research: How to Find the Best Databases and Websites

What are Public Records? Public records refer to data and information that has been filed or recorded by public agencies that is not considered to...
Criminal Records Database Search

How to Run a Criminal Records Database Search Online Now

A criminal record is an official record of a person's criminal history. A criminal records database search is most often used by potential employers, lenders...
address search

How to Search for an Address Using Online Search Services

Address search tools allow you to look up addresses and conduct reverse address, phone and email searches, and others. Many address lookup tools offer the ability...

Who is Your Nanny? Check Your Caregiver’s Background

Who is Your Nanny? Nanny Background Check By Alan Payton, President of the Investigative Support Group, Inc. Take this example:  You recently had your first child.  And...

Pre-Employment Screening History Reports for Evaluating and Hiring Employees

Pre-employment screening is an essential hiring activity for most employers, who prefer avoiding lawsuits and hiring someone that is prone to or has made...
Background Check Books

Background Check Books: Learn how to Check Out Someone’s History

The following Background Check books provide helpful details on the subject of Background Investigations. These background check books will help you learn: The components...
International Background check

International Investment Risk Cut by Due Diligence Investigations

International recruiting and investment is a common practice in today's global marketplace. Changing labor and economic environments have pushed companies to look for opportunities...
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