Criminal Background Check

Criminal Background Check

Reasons for a Criminal Background Check

A criminal background check is needed to verify if for example an potential employee is reliable, honest. How dow you know if somebody might become a threat to others or even your company? How do you protect your company from lawsuits and other risks due to careless recruitment of the wrong candidates?

This is where the concept of a criminal background check comes into play.

Criminal Background Elements to check

  • misdemaenors
  • felonies
  • undecent behavior
  • assault
  • theft
  • burglary
  • DIU – driving under influence
  • other criminal convictions
  • pending criminal investigations
  • history of incarceration
  • warrants or other violations
  • arrest records
  • arrests that did not lead to convictions
  • drugs abuse
  • alchohol abuse
  • sex offenses
  • murder
  • manslaughter
  • rape case
  • kidnapping
  • arson
  • theft
  • aggravated assault
  • vandalism
  • trespassing
  • public intoxication
  • disorderly conduct
  • prostitution
  • jaywalking
  • littering
  • drinking in public
  • disturbing the peace
  • boating violations
  • building permit violations
  • petty offenses
  • incarceration records
  • court records
  • social security number check
  • financial record check
  • credit record check
  • character references
  • warrants
  • work history

We will check digital records, paper trails (not everything is filed), but in some instances the police or other authorities and entities keep track of certain indicators.

What types of background checks can be done?

There are many scenario’s whereby you might want to check if an applicant has a criminal record of some sort.

  • pre-employment screening
  • educational screening
  • loan application check
  • criminal history check
  • tenant screening
  • childcare background checks for childcare workers
  • gun sales background checks
  • volunteer organization screenings
  • security clearance screenings