You can search for South Carolina criminal records by going through the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED), an organization that can search for records for information you might need to determine if a person in your life is telling the truth – or not. There is a $25 fee (payable by check or money order) for the service and you must provide the person’s full name (maiden name if possible), social security number and date of birth. Mail your request form along with the fee and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
South Carolina Law Enforcement Division; Records Dept.
P.O. Box 21398
Columbia, SC 29221
Phone: (803) 737-9000
Some portions of South Carolina arrest records may only be revealed to authorized persons such as those from law enforcement agencies. Privacy laws in some states prevent sensitive information from being disclosed to the public, so you might find much data that you need isn’t available.
If you need the criminal records delivered in a timely manner and to ensure its accuracy and reliability, there are private, online search sites that can deliver the information to you in a matter of moments. These Internet sites employ powerful search engines and databases and can cut through all the red tape of having to make your request through a state office. If no recurred is procured from the information you provided, there is no charge. Since the advent of the Internet, it’s become the preferred way to search through large volumes of information quickly, easily and without the hassles of searching for criminal records through a state service. Nothing can set your mind at ease faster than a background check performed on someone you suspect might not be all he claims to be. It may be a new love interest or a person you’re considering for employment. Lately, many people seek to perform background searches on those people who are caregivers for children or a disabled loved one. If a person is a convicted child molester or has been sent to jail because of fraud, the record will show up on a background check through criminal records. All you need to do is enter some basic information (including maiden names and/or other names the person may have used) and click on the ‘submit’ button to begin the search through South Carolina criminal records – or almost any state you choose. The search begins immediately and you can usually expect to see a report sent to your home or office computer in a matter of moments. Don’t hesitate to look for the true background of someone in your life. Find out more about searching through South Carolina arrest records by clicking on the link.