Who We Are

Criminal background checks aren't your full-time job, but they are vital to the safety and well-being of your workplace. That's why we've invested heavily in creating a comprehensive and easy to use product that gets you reliable information fast.

But we’re more than our product. We’re your ally.

We believe everyone has the right to a safe work environment and, as a result, have dedicated everything we do to ensuring our partners can protect what matters most — their employees.

Learn more about how we work to protect our partners Learn more about our criminal data coverage

Our Background Check Options

Fast online access to criminal background checks for employment, tenant, volunteer and care provider screening.

Criminal Check:

A cost-effective criminal conviction database search


Verify someone’s identity and run their criminal background check

Advanced Plus:

Verify an identity, run a criminal check, and obtain case records from county courthouses all in one search


Confirm your applicant's employment and education background


A comprehensive search including over 650 million criminal conviction records


A state specific criminal records check


Check several state databases in one search


Get up-to-date information from county courthouses

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What do our customers have to say?

We’ve worked with over 100,000 clients in the past 10 years.

See what else our customers have to say about working with us and our criminal reports.

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Need Some Help?

CriminalWatchDog provides a unique range of innovative reporting solutions tailored to satisfy the needs of any individual or organization.

Choose the right report

Determine which background check best fits your needs.

How to run a report

Not sure how to get started? Check out our step-by-step process here.


Check out the answers to our most frequently asked questions.

Phone: 800-515-8498

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For fast and friendly support please contact our highly trained support staff.

Corporate Accounts

We offer additional corporate services, including discount pricing and alternate billing structures for large volume accounts.