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Mississippi Background Checks







Background Check Resources in the State of Mississippi

Background checks are regulated by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Most state laws concerning public records and background checks are very liberal and straightforward. In the State of Mississippi, public documents are available for anyone who wants to get through appropriate channels official state agency. Background checks are essential to the ability of parties to enter into various legally binding and as such are always a great idea. Background checks typically require written permission before performing the investigation. Occasionally, you may obtain reports without permission, but the findings can lack in-depth details.

If the background check negatively affects the consumer, the party accessing public records must furnish a copy of the report and an overview of consumer rights set up by the FCRA, and allow the consumer fair time to challenge the report. Due to the increased threat of identity theft, some states (eg California), now can require the employer to provide a copy of background check to the consumer, regardless of its content.Call the numbers below (or visit the websites listed) to know how to access the specific background information you are seeking. Public information may be accessed online or by phone, mail or in person.

It is always better to call before you send written questions to obtain accurate information addressing / ordering.

Mississippi Cities

Mississippi Background Check Contact Information

Mississippi State Website:
http://www.mississippi.gov/

Attorney General
http://www.ago.state.ms.us/

Archives
http://mdah.state.ms.us/

Legislation Records
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/

Criminal Records
Public Integrity Division
PO Box 2
Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-4250
http://www.ago.state.ms.us/index.php/sections/divisions/public_integrity

Vehicle Ownership Information
Mississippi Motor Vehicle Commission
P.O. Box 16873
Jackson, MS 39236-0873
(601) 987-3995
http://www.mmvc.state.ms.us/mmvc/MotorVeh.nsf

Vital Statistics (marriage/divorce/birth/death)
MS State Department of Health - Public Health Statistics
P O Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
(601) 576-7960
http://www.msdh.state.ms.us/msdhsite/_static/31,0,109.html

Workers Compensation
Mississippi Workers' Compensation Commission
PO Box 5300
Jackson, MS 39296-5300
(866) 473-6922
http://www.mwcc.state.ms.us/

Business/Corporate Records
UCC/Tax Liens
Mississippi Secretary of State
P.O. Box 136
Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-1350
http://www.sos.state.ms.us/

Civil Records
State of Mississippi Judiciary
Administrative Office of Courts
http://www.mssc.state.ms.us/aoc/aoc.html

Civil and Criminal Information by County:

Adams
P.O. Box 1008
Natchez, MS 39121-1008
(601) 442-2431

Benton
P.O. Box 218
Ashland, MS 38603
(662) 224-6611

Carroll
1 Pinson Square
Carrollton, MS 38917
(601) 237-9274

DeSoto
9200 Pigeon Roost Rd
Olive Branch, MS 38654
(662) 892-9200

Forrest
P.O. Box 1310
Hattiesburg, MS 39403-1310
(601) 545-6000

Greene
P.O. Box 460
Leakesville, MS 39451
(601) 394-2394

Hancock
P.O. Box 429
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
(228) 467-0172

Issaquena
P.O. Box 27
Mayersville, MS 39113
(662) 873-2761

Jackson
P.O. Box 998
Pascagoula, MS 39568-0998
(228) 769-3100

Kemper
P.O. Box 188
De Kalb, MS 39328-0188
(601) 743-2460

Lee
P.O. Box 1785
Tupelo, MS 38801-1785
(662) 841-9110

Monroe
P.O. Box 578
Aberdeen, MS 39730-0578
(662) 369-8143

Newton
P.O. Box 68
Decatur, MS 39327-0068
(601) 635-2367

Oktibbeha
101 East Main Street
Starkville, MS 39759
(662) 323-5834

Panola
151 Public Square
Batesville, MS 38606
(662) 563-6201

Rankin
305 Government Street
Brandon, MS 39042
(601) 825-1475

Sunflower
P.O. Box 988
Indianola, MS 38751-0988
(662) 887-4703

Tippah
P.O. Box 99
Ripley, MS 38663-0099
(662) 837-7374

Union
P.O. Box 847
New Albany, MS 38652-0847
(662) 534-1900

Washington
P.O. Box 309
Greenville, MS 38702-0309
(662) 378-8355

Mississippi Criminal Records

Below are Mississippi's Offenses Known to Law Enforcement as reported by the FBI in the year 2010

  • Total All Classes: 0
  • Violent Crime: 0
  • Property Crime: 0
  • Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible Rape: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Larceny Theft: 0
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Other Assaults: 0
  • Forgery and Counterfeiting: 0
  • Fraud: 0
  • Embezzlement: 0
  • Stolen Property Buying Receiving Possessing: 0
  • Vandalism: 0
  • Weapons Carrying Possessing etc: 0
  • Prostitution and Commercialized Vice: 0
  • Sex Offenses Except Forcible Rape and Prostitution: 0
  • Drug Abuse Violations: 0
  • Gambling: 0
  • Offenses Against the Family and Children: 0
  • Driving Under the Influence: 0
  • Liquor Laws: 0
  • Drunkenness: 0
  • Disorderly Conduct: 0
  • Vagrancy: 0
  • All Other Offenses Except Traffic: 0
  • Suspicion: 0
  • Curfew and Loitering Law Violations: 0
  • Number of Agencies:
  • Estimated Population: