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  • 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 run a criminal background check?
    Each state has different requirements and agencies responsible for running criminal background check... Read More
    Last Updated: June 21, 2013

  • Can I get a job in criminal justice 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 21, 2013

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Publications

  • Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2013-14 - Statistical Tables,  BJS, June 2016, NCJ 249849.
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT   

  • State Progress in Record Reporting for Firearm-Related Background Checks: Protection Order Submissions,  BJS-Sponsored, April 2016, NCJ 249864. (12 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • State Progress in Record Reporting for Firearm-Related Background Checks: Mental Health Submissions,  BJS-Sponsored, February 2016, NCJ 249793. (14 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • 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).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Criminal Stigma, Race, Gender and Employment: An Expanded Assessment of the Consequences of Imprisonment for Employment,  NIJ-Sponsored, 2014, NCJ 244756. (112 pages).
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