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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.

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...
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...

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

One of the most frequently requested services of a private investigator is to conduct a background check.  P.I.'s conduct background checks for clients on...
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...

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...

State Records and Database Information Searches

Performing a simple state background check is a great way to make sure that you will remain safe in a variety of situations. After...
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...
records

How to Access State Criminal Records for Employment Checks

Learn How to Access State Criminal Records Once upon a time, gaining access to state records was challenging. The historically primitive research methods took you...
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