How can I find out what someone was arrested for?
If you want to know if someone has been arrested, try contacting the local police station.
Make sure you have the person’s full legal name, then call the police’s non-emergency number.
When someone answers, ask the desk officer if the person has been arrested.
Can you find out what someone has been charged with?
Answer. When someone is convicted of a crime in a United States courtroom, it is a public event. The record of the conviction is a public record, and anyone can go to a court clerk’s office and search the files for records of conviction for a certain person. The only exception is for convictions that a judge has sealed
Are police reports public information?
Police Reports. Police investigate crimes and arrest people, but they do not charge people with crimes. Police records thus are not part of the court system, and documents like arrest reports or crime/incident reports kept at police departments are not presumed to be open to the public as court records are.
Is there a totally free background check?
Free background checks do not cover any criminal records. Any Free Background Check Company would also need to require from you, as the cosumer of the background check, to remain compliant with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.