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  • Can I work in law enforcement if I have a criminal record?
    To determine the impact your criminal record may have on your ability to get a job in criminal justi... Read More
    Last Updated: June 20, 2013

  • How can I run a criminal background check?
    Each state has different requirements and agencies responsible for running criminal background check... Read More
    Last Updated: June 21, 2013

  • Can I get a job in criminal justice if I have a criminal record?
    To determine the impact your criminal record may have on your ability to get a job in criminal justi... Read More
    Last Updated: June 21, 2013

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Publications

  • Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2012 - Statistical Tables,  BJS, December 2014, NCJ 247815. (20 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Criminal Stigma, Race, Gender and Employment: An Expanded Assessment of the Consequences of Imprisonment for Employment,  NIJ-Sponsored, 2014, NCJ 244756. (112 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   Add to Shopping cart  Find in a Library

  • Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2010 - Statistical Tables,  BJS, February 2013, NCJ 238226. (17 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • New Approaches to Understanding and Regulating Primary and Secondary Illegal Firearms,  NIJ-Sponsored, January 2013, NCJ 241021. (177 pages).
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  • Extension of Current Estimates of Redemption Times: Robustness Testing, Out-of-State Arrests, and Racial Differences,  NIJ-Sponsored, October 2012, NCJ 240100. (114 pages).
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  • Enforcement of the Brady Act, 2010: Federal and State Investigations and Prosecutions of Firearm Applicants Denied by a NICS Check in 2010,  BJS-Sponsored, August 2012, NCJ 239272. (17 pages).
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