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Tennessee Background Checks







Background Check Resources in the State of Tennessee

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 Tennessee, 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.

Tennessee Cities

Tennessee Background Check Contact Information

Tennessee State Website:
http://www.tennessee.gov/

Attorney General
http://www.tn.gov/attorneygeneral/

Archives
http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/

Legislation Records
http://www.legislature.state.tn.us/

Criminal Records
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
901 R. S. Gass Blvd
Nashville, TN 37216
http://www.tbi.state.tn.us/tbibackgrounds/background_checks_main.htm

Vehicle Ownership Information
Department of Safety
1150 Foster Ave.
Nashville, TN 37249
(615)741-3954
http://www.tennessee.gov/safety/

Vital Statistics (marriage/divorce/birth/death)
Tennessee Department of Health
Vital Records
425 5th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-1763
http://health.state.tn.us/statistics/index.htm

Workers Compensation
TN Department of Labor & Workforce Development
Workers' Compensation Division
220 French Landing Drive
Nashville, TN 37243-0661
(615) 532-4812
http://tennessee.gov/labor-wfd/wcfaq.html

Business/Corporate Records
UCC/Tax Liens
Secretary of State
312 8th Ave North, 6th Fl
Nashville, TN 37243
http://www.tennessee.gov/sos/bus_svc/index.htm

Civil Records
Courts, Administrative Office of the
511 Union St.
Nashville, TN 37219
(615) 741-2687
http://www.tsc.state.tn.us/index.htm

Civil and Criminal Information by County:

Anderson
100 North Main Street
Clinton, TN 37716
(865) 457-6200

Bedford
Bedford County Courthouse
One Public Square
Shelbyville, TN 37160
(931) 684-7944

Cannon
1 Courthouse
Woodbury, TN 37190
(615) 563-2320

Dyer
P.O. Box 1360
Dyersburg, TN 38025
(731) 286-7800

Franklin
1 South Jefferson Street
Winchester, TN 37398
(931) 967-2905

Gibson
One Court Square
Trenton, TN 38382
(731) 855-7611

Hardin
465 Main Street, Courthouse
Savannah, TN 38372
(731) 925-9078

Johnson
222 West Main St.
Mountain City, TN 37683
(423) 727-9696

Knox
400 Main Street
615 City County Building
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 215-2005

Lewis
110 N. Park Ave.
Hohenwald, TN 38462
(931) 796-3378

Maury
41 Public Square, Courthouse
Mt. Pleasant, TN 38474
(931) 375-1000

Obion
P.O. Box 187
Union City, TN 38261
(731) 885-9611

Polk
P.O. Box 128
Benton, TN 37307
(423) 338-4527

Rhea
375 Church Street Suite 215
Dayton, TN 37321
(423) 775-7801

Sevier
125 Court Ave Suite 201E
Sevierville, TN 37862
(865) 453-6136

Tipton
PO Box 686
Covington, TN 38019
(901) 476-0200

Unicoi
P.O. Box 169
Unicoi, TN 37692
(423) 743-9391

Van Buren
PO Box 217
Spencer, TN 38585
(931) 946-2314

Wilson
County Courthouse
228 E Main Street
Lebanon, TN 37087
(615) 444-1383

Tennessee Criminal Records

Below are Tennessee'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: