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Records and Identification Bureau
Sex Offender Registry
333 W Nye Lane, #100
Carson City, NV   89706

p (775) 684-6256     f (775) 684-6266

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DPS-Records & Technolgy Div
Records Bureau
333 W Nye Lane, #100
Carson City, NV   89706

p (775) 684-6262     f (775) 684-6265

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Nevada Department of Corrections
Attn: Records
PO Box 7011
Carson City, NV   89702

p (775) 887-3285     f (775) 687-6715

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Nevada Crime Stats

Nevada Criminal Records Statistics

Nevada Criminal Records Statistics

Recorded crime total for 2006: 110,295

Number of crimes per capita: 5228.97

Most "dangerous" Nevada city: Reno

Crime Threat Level: 7

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

Nevada Criminal Activity Breakdown

Nevada Criminal Activity Breakdown

Murders: 209
Rapes: 993
Robberies: 6,876
Assaults: 9,183
Property Crime: 44,474

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

Free Nevada Background Checks and Criminal Records

It wasn't that long ago that Nevada was a quiet, unassuming place, but in the last few decades, the influx of out-of-staters has lead to a spike in crime. In 2006 alone, there were 110,000 individual crimes committed, a per capita ratio that makes Nevada one of the most dangerous places to live in the country.

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To get the same information on your own, you would have to contact Records and Identification Bureau Sex Offender Registry, the DPS-Records & Technology Div Records Bureau and the Nevada Department of Corrections and you would still have work to do.

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Tips on nevada Background Searches

It may be easier than you think to access Nevada criminal records. You can do so online through a number of online resources. Several online databases containing criminal files are held in certain locations across the state.

Law enforcement agencies commonly hold a great deal of public records information, and this would include Nevada criminal records. Through the Nevada Department of Corrections website, you can request an individual criminal history report or a background check for pre-employment screening. Other information such as court or prison records may also be found on this website.

You may need to access criminal records or court documents for personal reasons. If you are new to Nevada and you concerned about safety, you might search rates of violent crime or registered sex offenders or in the area. The Nevada Department of Public Safety website will be particularly helpful for needs like these.

Many people require proof that they have not been convicted of crime in the past and need to request a personal background check as a prerequisite for employment, certification or licensing. Detailed instructions, as well as downloadable forms are on the Nevada Department of Public Safety website. There are three types of forms for this and these are standard, sworn and sensitive.