Reviewing criminal records on prospective employees helps to protect your
business from employee fraud, and internal theft, while ensuring
a safer working environment
and reducing your exposure to negligent hiring and retention lawsuits.
These comprehensive reports use the most current and accurate information
available to identify criminal history at the county, state or federal
Information is retrieved with adherence to
all federal, state, and local laws and regulations including the Fair Credit
InstaCriminal Database Searches (38 States)
those looking to cast a broader net and minimize costs, Peopletrail.com offers InstaCriminal database searches on a national and
This is a jurisdictional hand search of the court records in any one
of the more than 3,347 counties in the United States. Access to these records
relatively fast and provides the most up to date information possible.
Cases held at the County level include felonies and misdemeanors as well as
criminal traffic offenses.
Metro Area County Courthouse Search
is a cost effective way to check criminal records in the multiple
counties that encompass many larger metropolitan areas. Where available,
you can elect to execute a metro area search to obtain criminal records from
the counties within that metro area. We will perform county criminal
searches at a combined cost that is less than ordering the individual
In some states, counties submit criminal data to a state repository.
The data submitted varies by state - some states collect all data from all
counties, while other states may only collect arrest or felony data. In
addition, some counties may not provide data to the state (mainly due to
lack of computer automation). Our background specialists will work with you
to determine if a particular state repository is a good choice for your
searches. When it is a good match for your needs, a repository search can
frequently provide a cost effective way to cover the entire state.
Federal District Search
at the federal level may uncover potentially important criminal information
that was not prosecuted or recorded at the county or state level. Primary
causes of action include securities and tax law violations, immigration, weapons, interstate drug crimes and civil rights violations.