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Arrest Records

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Whether or not they actually faced charges—or perhaps had those charges dropped at some point—you can still find out if someone was ever placed under arrest. We have access to the arrest records for most adults in the U.S., so you can get a clear and quick verdict on a person’s criminal history.


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Felonies are our most serious crimes, and often felons are not honest about their pasts. With PeopleFinders, you can find felony records for any adult in the U.S. With our detailed criminal history records, you'll know for sure who's in your life and who you can really trust.

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