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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.

Background Checks, Identity Verification and Employment History Screening

Background checks, investigations and employment history checks are provided by screening companies and private investigators. Background checks and investigations involve verifying an individual's identity, checking criminal...

People Search Using White Pages Lookup Tools and Websites

How to Search Free Online White Pages Directories To Find Phone Numbers, Addresses and People Searching the white pages for a phone number is one...
Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

Motor Vehicle Records Offices (DMV) List

The Department of Motor Vehicles is a state-level government agency that administers vehicle registration and driver licensing. The acronym DMV is not used in every...

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, let’s talk a little bit about license...
Vital records research

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

What are vital records? Vital records are official documentation of important life events that include:Birth certificates and related records - More commonly known as...
phone number search

How to Look Up a Phone Number and Run a Reverse Search

In almost every investigation case, a private investigator will have a need to look up a phone number. Investigators run phone number searches during...
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 pled Nolo contendere to...
public records research

How To Search Public Records 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

Criminal Records: How to Search the Right Databases and Websites

A criminal record is an official record of a person's criminal history. Criminal history and criminal record searches are 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...