Criminal Background Checks

Build a world-class team by running essential criminal background checks that’ll keep you informed & your organization protected.

Search Options

 

Baseline National Search*

DESCRIPTION

The most powerful and cost-effective multi-jurisdictional initial search, includes hundreds of data sources.

SUGGESTED USE

This is our most popular search and a great foundation to your screening program.

 

*includes all data reporting jurisdictions in the United States, Global Security Watch, Sex Offender, SSN Verification, Address History Search, DOB matching, Person Search, Alias Search

County Criminal Records†

DESCRIPTION

Official and most up-to-date criminal records sourced from local and county jurisdictions

SUGGESTED USE

Confirmation of database records; supplements missing jurisdictions on national searches & meets all FCRA compliance requirements

International Criminal Records

DESCRIPTION

Integrated access to most countries in the world

SUGGESTED USE

Supplement to Baseline National Search when applicant has previous history in a reporting country

Sex Offender*

DESCRIPTION

Searches sex offender registries and includes photo IDs and registration history

SUGGESTED USE

It’s pretty obvious, isn’t it?

OIG/FACIS/HHS Search

DESCRIPTION

Specific exclusion lists, if you need it you’ll know

SUGGESTED USE

 Healthcare, Medicare, Medicaid, Medical Industry

State Criminal Records†

DESCRIPTION

Hybrid between a database and county search

SUGGESTED USE

For states that aggregate county information into one convenient search

Federal Criminal Records

DESCRIPTION

Searches U.S. district and appellate courts for any federal crimes

SUGGESTED USE

Complements Baseline National Search by covering federal jurisdictions and convictions

Global Security Watch List*

DESCRIPTION

Searches government sanctions and watch lists for things such as terrorist activity, fugitive lists, international most wanted, and other extra-jurisdictional data sources

SUGGESTED USE

Government agencies and organizations may require this specific search for security clearance

Criminal Constant Monitoring

DESCRIPTION

Blueline Services offers continuous criminal monitoring that will alert you of any changes in criminal records to keep you informed of potential future conviction issues

SUGGESTED USE

Those dealing with dealing sensitive information or populations

*included in Baseline National Search
†additional court access fees may apply

Service Overview

Criminal Background Checks Are Essential

Criminal background checks can minimize your company’s risk and protect you from liability claims.

By running a criminal background check, you can have a thorough understanding of an employee’s criminal history, helping you make more informed and fair decisions.

 

Why run criminal background checks?

  • Hire more qualified candidates
  • Create a safe, secure work environment
  • Minimize risk and protect your company
  • Comply with federal, state, or local regulations
  • Help prevent/reduce theft, embezzlement, & other criminal activity

Results

What You’ll Get From A Criminal Records Check

Depending on your organization’s needs, a criminal backgrounds check from Blueline Services can help you uncover different kinds of information, including but not limited to:

  • Felony charges, including murder, rape, theft, kidnapping, aggravated assault, & arson
  • Misdemeanor charges, including disorderly conduct, public intoxication, vandalism, theft, prostitution, & trespassing
  • Any history of adult incarceration & pending criminal charges
  • Arrests pending prosecution, active warrants, & infractions

Compliance

What You Need To Know

Take a look at some of our screening resources to help you stay compliant. If you have further questions you can see more on our Compliance and Blog pages

Fair Credit Reporting Act

What does it mean to be FCRA compliant? And what are your responsibilities as an employer to stay compliant?

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission & Title VII

The EEOC and Title VII were established to help employers make fair informed decisions and protect employees against discrimination. Find out more about the EEOC’s different laws and how they apply to you…

Adverse Action

If the results of a background check prompts a decision to deny employment, the FCRA requires employers to follow specific adverse action steps. We have sample pre-adverse action letters available…

A Simple Guide To Running An Employee Background Check

Want to get started with employee background checks but you’re not sure where to start? We’ve outlined some simple steps on how to get started.