What are the advantages of using the Arkansas State Police background check process as compared to other background check products offered over the Internet?
Other background checks from private companies are linked by name only. If an applicant has a common name, there can be convictions linked to that person which do not belong to him or her or they could deny a conviction that is in fact the actual subject. The Arkansas State Police retrieves the Arkansas criminal history information from the ACIC database. That database, in conjunction with the Arkansas State Police AFIS, connects all arrests based on fingerprints and not merely by name. If someone who has a criminal record is arrested under a false name and fingerprints are taken at the time of arrest, the current arrest will be linked to any previous criminal history, regardless of the false name that was given. Also, if a criminal offense charge appears on a person’s criminal history background check and the person claims that it is not his or her arrest, that person can arrange to have fingerprints taken by a law enforcement officer and those fingerprints compared to the fingerprint