A great way to find out if someone is a convicted felon is to conduct a criminal record check on this person. There are numerous reasons as to why a person would want to conduct a background check like an employer needs it before employing a person or if somebody is dating someone then too he/she will be interested in knowing the background of that person. Finding out if someone is a convict or a convicted felon is easy. I’ll show you a few ways to check for felons in your area and or to check if someone you know is a felon.
In the past it was not an easy task to check out someone’s felony convictions but with the advancement of the internet it has become pretty easy. With the help of the internet you can easily search a person’s criminal charges and look up felons in your neighborhood and you don’t have to hire an investigator for it. The method of doing the background check with the help of internet is not at all costly.
You can go to a website that allows you to do a background check by accessing their criminal and public record databases. You can easily search for these websites by using Google and typing in the appropriate search. These websites have a large amount of database that can help you in doing the background check of the person. You can discover wedding records, criminal records, legal details and plenty of other information about a person’s history. The details that one can reveal by using these websites are incredible. You can find peoples criminal charges, their convictions and all kinds of information about a person’s past crimes.
Not all of these background checks are available free of cost. Some fees are charged for it but this fee is quite minimal usually $15-$50 depending on the thoroughness of the search. These websites have to charge a fee because they have to keep their database updated and they need money for maintaining these websites and you will get what you pay for. Using these record database websites for doing background checks is a great idea as only a onetime fee is charged for the unlimited criminal checks.
The simple way by which you can easily find out the details about a person is through the use of Google. Type the name of the person, city and state and the type of record your looking for in quotes on Google or on any other search engine and then run the search. EX: “Ronald Williams Oakland, California Background Check”. You will get a large amount of information about that person. It may be possible that you will discover something useful. Check the person’s social profiles on Facebook, Twitter, Myspace etc. and visit your state government criminal justice division website and or your states FBI website as well.
If you are unable to get felony conviction records for free about people then go for the paid criminal checks. By conducting a paid check you will surely be able to get the information you are looking for and in most cases it will be much more accurate then free criminal checks.