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Louisiana state government offices shut down due to the severe flooding.

Posted by Stacy Prewitt on August 15, 2016

Due to the extreme flooding situation throughout parts of Louisiana, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne is announcing that state government offices will be closed Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.

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Topics: Louisiana, Mississippi, Background Checks, criminal record

LinkedIn: The New Online Hook-Up?

Posted by admin on June 05, 2015

When this query first came up, I was like, no way!  That’s a place for job seekers to connect & expand their career, right?...

There is no doubt about it; LinkedIn is the number 1 social site for career networking.   You can connect and follow top influencers on a global basis.  LinkedIn is even available in 24 languages, pretty powerful online tool for all industries worldwide.  More recently however, not only can you show off your credentials on the online site, it might even help when searching for a life partner.  Here are five reasons why LinkedIn could be your secret love arrow into another’s heart.

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Topics: criminal record, Friday Funnies

Texas: 32% of Criminal background Check Convictions Missed.

Posted by Bob Mather on May 13, 2015

Highlights from our internal analysis. Read more below

  • 638 individuals screened for Texas Criminal records
  • 135 individuals with criminal records were found
  • 43 were not reported by TXDPS
  • 89  unique criminal record cases were not reported by the TXDPS
  • 26  of these unique records are felonies
  • 63 of these unique records are MisdemeanorsOur facts:

After an internal evaluation of Texas Department of Public Safety criminal record accuracy, is urging employers who screen individuals in the state of Texas to contest two bills currently being considered (TX BILLS H2700 & H4114).

In our opinion, these two bills significantly undermine public safety and were recently reported out of committee.

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Topics: Texas, Background Checks, criminal history, criminal record

5 Inmates Sue Beer/Wine Companies for One Billion Dollars!

Posted by admin on April 03, 2015

Five inmates in Idaho have filed a lawsuit against several wine and beer companies alleging that the reason they committed the crimes they are in prison for.

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Topics: Background Checks, criminal record, Inmate, Lawsuit

All About the Mugshot

Posted by admin on March 20, 2015

In our line of work, we see mugshots every day. On a busy day, we can process over 10,000 criminal record requests. Every once in a while we like to share a bit of the Mugshots we have run across that are interesting. Sometimes funny, sometimes historical or sometimes just hard to believe, we see them all.  Take the toaster torturer for example....She was arrested in Sarasota, Florida after beating her husband with a toaster for not cooking her breakfast correctly.  Someone was feeling extra crazy this morning or maybe she was just super hungry!

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Topics: criminal history, mugshot, criminal record, arrest record

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