Sutton Associates

Background Screening Services

Criminal & Civil History Records Search

Criminal & Civil background checks are vital to building a team you can trust

Developing a comprehensive criminal report will help you make an informed, legally defensible hiring decision. For an employer to properly defend themselves they must, at a minimum demonstrate that a standard of reasonable and consistent behavior is satisfied. Sutton Associates uses the address history developed through application information and SSN Trace/Credit Report to search reported addresses. 

Why Criminal & Civil History Is Important:

 Minimize Risk, Provide A Safe Workplace
 Protect Company Reputation & Assets
 Reduce Theft & Criminal Activity

 Improve the Quality of Hires
 Comply with Federal, State, and Local Regulations

Types of Criminal Searches:

 Statewide and County Records
 Federal District Court Records
 National Criminal Database Searches

 International Criminal Records Search
 Sex Offender Registry
 Office of Foreign Asset Control 

Types of Civil Searches:

 Statewide and County Records
 Federal District Court Records
 Judgments & Liens

We’ve got you covered.

Why Choose Sutton Associates?

Consumer Protection

Sutton Associates operates in a controlled, regulated, and transparent process pursuant to the FCRA.  Background checks are only conducted with the applicant’s written consent. Our regulations protect your business.


Sutton Associates matches criminal records to applicants using a combination of identifiers including social security number, date of birth, alias names, driver’s license numbers, and past addresses.


Our professional background screeners yield fast response times, usually returning a background check within 12-72 hours.

Cost Effective

By hiring the right employee, businesses can reduce turnover, increase productivity, and reduce costs through training.

We are here to help!