Information on Criminal Background Checks
in New York State:
The New York State Division of Criminal Justice
Services affirms the right of an individual, or an
individual's attorney who has been authorized in
writing, to obtain either a copy of all criminal
history information maintained on file, or a
response indicating that there is no criminal
history information on file.
history record report, which will include any
employment and licensing fingerprint events, or a no
record response, may be used for any personal reason
by the individual. However, a record review
response cannot replace or supplant a fingerprint
supported criminal history background check for
employment or licensing where such a check is
required by State, federal or local law.
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New York State Corrections
RecordsCorrections records of statewide felony
convictions of persons sentenced to serve time in a state
agency since 1980. Results may show defendant name, date of
birth, race, sex, case number, county of offense, offense
description, sentence and sentence date. Records updated
New York Sex Offender RecordsHigh-risk sex offenders sentenced since January 1996.
Records updated regularly.