How do I read the criminal report?

No employer wants to put their company, customers or employees at risk. That’s why doing a background check and reviewing an applicant's criminal report is one of the best ways to ensure your potential employee is dependable and trustworthy. Whether you’re hiring for a position that involves direct contact with the public or the handling and management of money, a ShareAble for Hires criminal report is an easy way to quickly spot warning signs in advance. ShareAble for Hires delivers criminal reports in minutes so you can make even faster hiring decisions.

24%of criminal reports have a record on them

*according to 2016 suvey conducted by TransUnionSmartMove

Knowing how to read a criminal report is an important part of making a hiring decision. ShareAble for Hires criminal reports are easy to read and available 24/7 on any desktop, tablet or mobile device, so you can access and interpret results quickly. Also, every ShareAble for Hires criminal report comes with built-in applicant identity verification so you know the results you receive are the correct ones.

ShareAble for Hires offers robust criminal record coverage

Rest assured when you screen with ShareAble for Hires you’re getting the criminal coverage you need. We use advanced filters and industry best practices to provide a solution consistent with our obligations under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and other applicable state and local laws.

ShareAble for Hires searches databases, including:

  • Millions of criminal records
  • *Felony and misdemeanor criminal records from state and local jurisdictions
  • Most Wanted Databases
  • National Sex Offender Public Registry
  • Records from federal agencies, including:
  • The Drug Enforcement Administration
  • The FBI
  • Homeland Security
  • The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives,
  • U.S. Marshals, the U.S. Secret Service, and the U.S. Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control 

*Criminal records are available to return in Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.  

How employers benefit from ShareAble for Hires criminal reports:

  • Reports available for viewing online 24/7
  • Credit bureau strength record matching delivers more accurate results
  • Robust state and national criminal record coverage
  • Data maintained in compliance with FCRA and applicable state and local laws
  • Results ready within minutes

Below is a basic layout of a ShareAble for Hires criminal report. Although the contents of the criminal report may vary, there are standard sections across all reports.

Criminal Report breakdown example

ShareAble for Hires delivers reliable criminal data you can trust

ShareAble for Hires quickly delivers results that you can use to make a more informed hiring decision. We do this by using TransUnion’s robust personal and address history database to match criminal hits with criminal databases so you know the results received are correct. We’re backed by TransUnion, a consumer reporting agency with over 40 years of experience in the industry.

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