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Rhode Island Criminal Background Check
Instant Rhode Island Criminal Background Check $24.95
Instant National Criminal Background Check $59.95
Rhode Island Criminal Background Checks by county $24.95 each
All orders include a free national sex offender and most wanted check.

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Below are the descriptions for the following Rhode Island Background Check Products and Services:
  • Instant Rhode Island Criminal Background Check
  • Rhode Island Criminal Background Checks by County
  • Free Rhode Island Sex Offender Registry Search and Free Most Wanted Check

Rhode Island Criminal Background Check   $24.95 and results are returned instantly.

The Rhode Island corrections background check may contain the following:
  • Inmates or those currently serving time under the supervision of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RI DOC)
  • Criminal check fields: name, gender, and age

Rhode Island corrections background check update schedule: Monthly

The Rhode Island background check court records may contain the following:
  • Misdemeanor and felony disposed cases from the Rhode Island District and Superior Courts
  • Criminal report fields: name, alias names, address, birthdate, name of court, case number, class type of case, case date, charge, date and city of charge, state ID number, date of filing, disposition, date of disposition, name and description of party, and involved agencies
  • Reports go back to 1984

Rhode Island background check court records update schedule: Last updated 12/2005

The Rhode Island Court Administrator background check court records may contain the following:
  • Misdemeanor and felony convictions from the Rhode Island Court Administrator
  • Criminal report fields: name, birthdate, date of filing, charge, disposition, date of disposition, case number
  • Reports go back to 1990

Rhode Island Court Administrator background check court records update schedule: Last updated 1/2013

The Rhode Island sex offender record search may contain the following:
  • Registered convicted sex offenders that were incarcerated or convicted after 6/30/1992
  • Registered convicted sex offenders who committed Megan’s Law offenses after 7/23/1996
  • Sex offender search fields: name, address, age, description of person, date of conviction, and type of crime

Sex offenders must register for ten years and sexual predators must register for life.
Rhode Island sex offender record search update schedule: Weekly

Rhode Island Criminal Background Checks include a free national sex offender and most wanted check.


Rhode Island Criminal Checks by County  $24.95 per county (check for surcharges)
Results go back 7 years and take 1-3 business days to complete. Some may take longer due to court delays.

The Rhode Island criminal check by county may contain the following:
  • Felony and misdemeanor convictions or deferred judgments
  • Reports from the District Courts and Superior Courts

Rhode Island counties that typically take longer than 3 business days to complete are: None Currently Listed

Rhode Island Criminal Checks by county include a free national sex offender and most wanted check.
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The State Of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations Background Information

Rhode Island Criminal Background Data

In 2009 Rhode Island had a total violent crime rate of 254.3 incidents per 100,000 individuals, which was lower than the U.S. violent crime rate of 439.7. Of the 254.3 violent crime incidents, 3 were murders, 28.1 were forcible rapes, 74.5 were robberies, and 148.6 were aggravated assaults.

The total rate of property crime in Rhode Island in 2009 was 2,617 incidents per 100,000 individuals, lower than the U.S. property crime rate of 3,071.5. The breakdown of the property crime incidents was as follows: 546.2 burglary incidents, 1,842.3 larceny/theft incidents, and 228.1 motor vehicle theft incidents.

Rhode Island Population and Household Background Data
  • In 2012 the population in Rhode Island was estimated to be 1,050,292.  The population decreased -0.2% from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012.  
  • In 2011 there were 0.4 million households in Rhode Island.  The average household size was 2.5 people. 
  • 87% of the people living in Rhode Island in 2011 were native residents of the United States. 59% of these residents were born in Rhode Island. Of the foreign-born population in Rhode Island (141,570), 50% were not U.S. citizens.
  • 79% of the population in Rhode Island (five years and older) speak only English in the home.
  • In 2011 87% lived in the same house as one year earlier.
  • 85% had graduated high school or had achieved a higher level of education.  31% had achieved a Bachelor’s degree or higher.  36% were in college or graduate school in 2011

Rhode Island Criminal, Population and Household Background Data Source: U.S. Census and FBI

Other Rhode Island Background Data

Major Cities Located in Rhode Island: Cranston in Providence County, East Providence in Providence County, Pawtucket in Providence County, Providence in Providence County, Warwick in Kent County

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