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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

  • Is there a national database for people that have been served an order of protection?
    While there is a national database that captures every issued order of protection, it is only availa... Read More
    Last Updated: December 27, 2011

  • 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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  • Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2013-14 - Statistical Tables,  BJS, June 2016, NCJ 249849.
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  • Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems, 2014,  BJS-Sponsored, December 2015, NCJ 249799. (117 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Collateral Consequences of a Criminal Conviction: Impact on Corrections and Reentry,  NIJ-Sponsored, January 2016, NCJ 249734. (2 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2012 - Statistical Tables,  BJS, December 2014, NCJ 247815. (20 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Information Sharing and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act,  OJJDP, July 1996, NCJ 247841. (2 pages).
    PDF  TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Consequences of a Prison Record for Employment - Interview With Scott Decker,  NIJ, February 2014, NCJ 247646.
    Agency Abstract   HTML  NCJRS Abstract   

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