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  • How can I obtain a copy of my criminal record?
    To obtain a copy of your Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) criminal record, please follow the pr... Read More
    Last Updated: July 15, 2014

  • Can I work in law enforcement if I have a criminal record?
    To determine the impact your criminal record may have on your ability to get a job in criminal justi... Read More
    Last Updated: June 20, 2013

  • How can I find out if a sex offender is living in my neighborhood?
    To obtain information about or locate sex offenders in a specific area, please visit the Dru Sjodin ... Read More
    Last Updated: January 31, 2013

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  • Summary of State Firearm Transfer Laws, December 31, 2013,  BJS-Sponsored, February 2015, NCJ 248657. (143 pages).
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  • Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2012 - Statistical Tables,  BJS, December 2014, NCJ 247815. (20 pages).
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  • Sex Offender Management Assessment and Planning Initiative (SOMAPI),  SMART, October 2014, NCJ 247059. (189 pages).
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  • SMART Watch Summer 2014,  SMART, August 2014, NCJ 248005. (2 pages).
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  • Information Sharing and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act,  OJJDP, July 1996, NCJ 247841. (2 pages).
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  • Consequences of a Prison Record for Employment - Interview With Scott Decker,  NIJ, February 2014, NCJ 247646.
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