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Check Sex Offender Registry by Contacting:

Ohio Bureau of Investigation
Sexual Offender Registry
PO Box 365
None
London, OH   43140

p (866) 406-4534     f (740) 845-2021
Website

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Ohio Bureau of Investigation
Civilian Background Section
PO Box 365
None
London, OH   43140

p (740) 845-2000     f (740) 845-2633
Website

Check Incarceration Records by Contacting:

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
Bureau of Records Management
978 Freeway Drive, N
None
Columbus, OH   43229

p (614) 752-1076     f (614) 752-1086
Website

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The Guide to Ohio Court Records
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Ohio Crime Stats

Ohio Criminal Records Statistics

Ohio Criminal Records Statistics

Recorded crime total for 2006: 314,194

Number of crimes per capita: 5379.73

Most "dangerous" Ohio city: Clinton Township

Crime Threat Level: 6


Other states with a crime threat level of 6:
Alabama - Arkansas - Indiana - Mississippi - New Mexico

Ohio Criminal Activity Breakdown

Ohio Criminal Activity Breakdown

Murders: 452
Rapes: 3,082
Robberies: 16,370
Assaults: 12,419
Property Crime: 181,653


Ohio exceeds the national average in:
Murder, Rape, Robbery, Burglary, Theft


Free Ohio Background Checks and Criminal Records

The state of Ohio is home to some of the nicest and most trusting people anywhere in the country. It is also home to a sizable criminal element you always have to be on the lookout for. During 2006, there were over 300,000 separate crimes committed, so the need for accurate and timely background checks has never been higher.

Smart Ohio residents use Free Background Checks USA for all of their background check needs. With one online form, you can get the background checks you need done with no heavy lifting required.

To accomplish the same thing yourself, you would have to contact the Ohio Bureau of Investigation Sexual Offender Registry, the Ohio Bureau of Investigation Civilian Background Section as well as the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Bureau of Records Management office all on your own, and you still wouldn't have a report as good as the one you can get from Free Background Checks USA.

Tips on ohio Background Searches

Ohio criminal records can seem difficult to find since the state does not seem to have a site set up for it’s residents to search through. Many states have this information listed on public websites so that it will be easy to search and find the records.

You can use Ohio criminal records for many different things. One of the most popular uses of these records however is checking the background of employees so that you know what you are getting into when you hire someone.

Besides for that you may want to do a check on a date, nanny or even yourself. Since records are commonly messed up you may want to keep a check on your history to make sure that incorrect charges have not been put down on your history. We must remember there is some human error.

There are sites that are made especially to help you find these records. They have put together a system that will draw all of the information from various databases. These databases will then return the information to you in under a minute. Most of these sites will charge you a small fee but the time and effort saved is worth it.