Background Checks

This category includes background checks and investigation resources for private investigators and police officers. In this section, you’ll find an overview of background checks and the types of information they contain. In addition, we’ll provide a list of reputable background check providers, a comprehensive list of research tools, and many other resources to help you check into people’s history.

Nanny Background Check

Nanny Check: Tips for Screening Caregivers

If you are considering hiring a nanny, babysitter or another type of caregiver to provide support for your children, there are a number of important things to consider. The process of hiring...
BeenVerified Background Checks

BeenVerified Background Checks and Public Records Search

This article provides a review of BeenVerified, the online people search, background check and public records research service. In this review, I'll provide a high-level overview of the company, the features, and...
Background Check

Background Check Databases and Services for Investigators

This article provides an overview of background checks and investigations and the companies that provide products and services. In addition, we'll cover the different types of checks that are available and what's...
property records

How to Find Property Records and Real Estate Reports

Resources for Property Records Searches Private investigation cases often involve property research in one form or another. Whether it is researching the details of physical property such as a...
Spokeo public records search engine

Spokeo People Search

An Overview of the Spokeo People Search Engine Spokeo, the People Search Engine, is a very useful search engine that aggregates information about people from different public records sources and then...
Intelius Public Records Search

Intelius Public Records Search

An Overview of Intelius Public Records Search Tool The Intelius Public Records search engine provides information about people, their histories, and their connections to other people, places, and organizations. Intelius...
List of DMV Offices

List of Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Websites

Before we get to the list of DMV offices, let's talk about the DMV, which stands for Department of Motor Vehicles. The Department of Motor Vehicles is a state-level government agency that...
Reverse Search

Reverse Address or Phone Number Search

What is a Reverse Search? A reverse search is used when you want to use one piece of information to find another related piece. For example, a reverse phone...
License plate

License Plates and Car Tags

So you want to search for a license plate? Before you start conducting a license plate search or set out to find vehicle registration plates, let’s talk a little bit about what...
Search the White Pages

How to Search the White Pages to Find People

Learn How to Search the White Pages and Find People This article explains how you can search the white pages for a phone number or address to find people. It...