Rhode Island Arrest Records Search

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Find Rhode Island Arrest Records

Rhode Island Arrest Records contain an individual's entire criminal history record and are available from Government Offices in Rhode Island. Arrest Records are considered public records and as such are available for public request from a number of government agencies including Rhode Island State, County, and local law enforcement. Rhode Island Police Departments and Rhode Island Criminal Courts maintain Arrest Records, warrants, and mug shots.

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Find Arrest Records in Rhode Island

Felony arrests, misdemeanor arrests and other criminal charges are available to the public by performing Rhode Island Arrest Records searches. Rhode Island Arrest Records contain Rhode Island warrants, fines, criminal charges and convictions. If the arrest led to a conviction then the Rhode Island Arrest Record will contain sentencing, Rhode Island Court records and Rhode Island jail and prison records. Arrest Records also show if an individual is registered on the Rhode Island Sex Offender Registry.

Where to find Rhode Island Arrest Records

Criminal records, including Arrest Records for individuals arrested in Rhode Island, contain all records related to an individual's arrests, criminal charges, convictions, and jail or prison sentencing in Rhode Island. Arrest Records can be requested from Rhode Island Courts, Rhode Island Police and Sheriff's Departments, and County and City Clerk's Offices.

Freedom of Information Act Requests

The U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) makes public information regarding an individual's arrest and criminal records available to the Rhode Island public. This information contains an individual's full name and known aliases, date of birth (DOB), and age when arrested. Additional information in Rhode Island Arrest Records include mugshots, fingerprints, and descriptive information such as height, identifying marks or tattoos.

Rhode Island Background Checks

Criminal background checks will reveal if an individual has Rhode Island Arrest Records. Employers in Rhode Island use background checks to determine an individual's prior criminal history, and some employers are required by law to perform a check before hiring. Landlords in Rhode Island may also consider performing background checks while assessing potential tenants. Schools, firearm vendors, consumer reporting agencies, foster care and adoption services, and Rhode Island DMV offices use background checks to research Rhode Island arrest and criminal records while screening applicants.