Rhode Island Criminal Background Check

An individual or company may conduct a criminal background check in Rhode Island if the person is informed prior to the search and gives their consent. It will be possible for the background check to be performed in person or through the mail by submitting the consent form provided on the Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI)…

Background Check Authorization Form 

Rhode Island Employment Drug Testing – Laws

The State of Rhode Island does not require employers to conduct drug testing on applicants or employees. An employer may only test an applicant pre-employment if the applicant is informed of the testing and agrees to the condition. If attempting to drug test an employee, the employer must have documented reports which show evidence that…

Drug Test Release Form 

Rhode Island Gun Background Check

State law requires all private unlicensed firearms dealers in Rhode Island to conduct a background check on the purchaser prior to the sale of a firearm. The purchaser will need to fill out an application in accordance with § 11-47-35.2 before delivering it to the local State Police or local Chief of Police. After a successful background check…

Gun Bill of Sale 

Rhode Island Sex Offender Search

A sex offender search in Rhode Island can be performed on the website of the Parole Board & Sex Offender Community Notification Unit. All individuals mentioned on their site have committed offences on or after the date of July 7, 1996, and are “moderate risk” or “high risk” offenders. As stated in § 11-37.1-11, offender information may only be…

Offender Search