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Criminal Justice Information System
PO Box 5743
SOR Unit
Pikeville, MD   21282-5743

p (410) 585-3649     f (410) 653-5690

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Criminal Justice Information System
Public Safety & Correctional Records
PO Box 32708
Baltimore, MD   21282-5743

p (410) 764-4501     f (410) 653-5690

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Dept of Public Safety and Correctional Services
Maryland Division of Corrections
6776 Reistertown Road, Suite 310
Baltimore, MD   21215-2342

p (410) 585-3351     f (410) 764-4220

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Maryland Crime Stats

Maryland Criminal Records Statistics

Maryland Criminal Records Statistics

Recorded crime total for 2006: 73,747

Number of crimes per capita: 6124.65

Most "dangerous" Maryland city: Ocean City

Crime Threat Level: 7

Other states with a crime threat level of 7:
Arizona - Georgia - Illinois - Michigan - Missouri - Nevada - South Carolina

Maryland Criminal Activity Breakdown

Maryland Criminal Activity Breakdown

Murders: 317
Rapes: 284
Robberies: 6,076
Assaults: 8,829
Property Crime: 36,818

Maryland exceeds the national average in:
Murder, Robbery, Assult, Burglary, Theft, Vehicle Theft

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Maryland is one of the highest per capita crime states in the union, so it is no wonder more and more people are requesting background checks, but to do one on your own, you would have to contact several state agencies on your own, including the Criminal Justice Information System in Pikeville, as well as the Criminal Justice Information System Public Safety & Correctional Records Department in Baltimore, and that's just for starters. Don't waste your precious time trying to do it yourself. Free Background Checks USA will do the legwork for you.

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Tips on maryland Background Searches

Maryland criminal records are in high demand by different people for different reasons. Whatever your reason for searching is I am sure that you would like to find the records with the least time and effort invested.

It is easier to find Maryland criminal records than you might think. You can use the websites that are put up by the state or you can use independent sites to help return relevant results.

One of the sites that you may want to use to search is the Maryland Judiciary Case search website. You will have to agree to their terms of service before you search their site and then you will be able to search through public access case records of the Maryland judiciary.

Are you looking for sex offenders in the state of Maryland? If you want to find a sex offender in Maryland you will be able to do this by going to the Maryland sex offender registry. This is a pretty good search tool since you can look from offenders by name, zip code or map of those that are registered.

Going to an independent site may be worth the small fee for you since there is no long time searching that needs to be done. Results are returned in under a minute.