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Q&A

  • 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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Publications

  • Global Survey of Sex Offender Registration and Notification Systems,  SMART, November 2016, NCJ 250413. (32 pages).
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  • Registering and Tracking Sex Offenders Model Policy,  BJA-Sponsored, November 2007, NCJ 250408. (5 pages).
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  • Registering and Tracking Sex Offenders: Concepts and Issues Paper,  BJA-Sponsored, April 2008, NCJ 250409. (7 pages).
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  • State Progress in Record Reporting for Firearm-Related Background Checks: Fingerprint Processing Advances Improve Background Checks,  BJS-Sponsored, September 2016, NCJ 250275. (14 pages).
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  • Law Enforcement Perspectives on Sex Offender Registration and Notification,  NIJ-Sponsored, August 2016, NCJ 250181. (18 pages).
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  • Law Enforcement Perspectives on Sex Offender Registration and Notification: Supplemental Report on Open-Ended Responses on Policy Recommendations,  NIJ-Sponsored, July 2016, NCJ 250114. (23 pages).
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