State government agencies maintain many public records about the people who live in Rhode Island. You may need to search these public records when you are performing a criminal background check, which includes locating records through the court system, police departments, sheriff's departments, and other state government agencies.
You will find every type of Rhode Island public record here, including arrest records, marriage licenses, and birth records. Whether you are performing genealogy research about your family or you're curious about someone new in your life, you can access complete, accurate public records here.
Rhode Island records serve many purposes. Whether you're performing a criminal background check on a job applicant at your business, screening someone you met through an online dating service, or checking the background of a daycare owner, you'll find complete answers here.
Public records kept by police departments and sheriff's departments contain the criminal records of suspects, convicts, inmates, and sex offenders.
Beyond arrest reports and jail records, the Rhode Island court system also has public records about civil matters including bankruptcy filings, birth certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce filings.
You will need to comply with specific rules in order to obtain vital records like birth certificates, and this website can show you how to meet those requirements.
If you are trying to locate someone who is currently or was formerly in jail or prison, then this directory can help. You can search Rhode Island inmate records and jail records quickly and easily here. In order to identify the correct inmate, it helps if you know the person's full name or identification number. However, even if you lack this information, your Rhode Island record search can still be successful.
You can access public records from a dozen or more different state offices and agencies. However, tracking down this information on your own and sorting through the results will be complicated and time-consuming. The resources here can help you locate Rhode Island public records quickly and easily.
All state and municipal government agencies keep public records. It's important to know which organization has the records you want.
If you're looking for inmate records or jail records, you'll need to search the jails and prisons database. Likewise, if you want to do a background check on someone, then search through police department arrest records as well as court records.