Tucson Background Checks

Whether you’re looking for a full criminal background screening or just to perform a background check in one database, Health Street has background check options for any company in Tucson. Our employee background screenings help you thoroughly screen your candidates, save valuable time in the process, and avoid legal trouble.

Registering for a background check in Tucson is easy. Simply register online, or by calling us at (520) 214-9624. If this is the first time that your company has ordered a background screening through Health Street, then we will send you an agreement via email. The person being screened will also receive a waiver to be signed electronically, which allows us to automatically begin the background screening as soon as the waiver has been signed.

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Tucson, AZ – Background Check

Background Check Laws Specific to the City of Tucson, AZ

The city of Tucson, AZ is a “ban the box” city that was put in place to give equal employment opportunities to applicants with past criminal histories. Employers are restricted from asking about past criminal convictions on city applications. Once the employer has selected a candidate for the position, a background check may be run if it’s required by the position.

The state of Arizona follows the laws of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), which only allows background checks to go back seven years.

Statistics About Crime in the City of Tucson, AZ

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The crime index in Tucson, AZ is seven out of 100, which means that Tucson is safer than 7 percent of all U.S. cities.
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There are 22,459 total crimes annually in Tucson, which is a rate of 40.98 per 1,000 people.
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There are 18,651 property crimes annually in Tucson, a rate of 34.03 per 1,000 residents.
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There are 3,808 violent crimes in Tucson annually, a rate of 6.95 per 1,000 residents.
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Assault is the most common violent crime in Tucson, with 2,114 assaults reported annually.
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The chance of becoming the victim of a violent crime in Tucson is one in 144.
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Theft is the most common property crime in Tucson, with 13,805 thefts reported each year.
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Burglary is the second-most common crime in Tucson, with 2,546 burglaries reported each year, followed by motor vehicle theft, with 2,300 per year.
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The chance of becoming the victim of a property crime in Tucson is one in 29.

Experts Say…

Arizona lawyer, John Phebus, explains background checks in Arizona. “In Arizona, background checks can serve to confirm Social Security numbers, confirm home addresses, check driving records, obtain a credit score report, and provide an overview of criminal history,” he says. “An Arizona background check can surface criminal record information from different states, not just in Arizona. Crimes you committed in a different state, therefore, could appear on your Arizona background check.”

Phebus explains that the information requested depends on the employer’s or investigator’s request. Background checks for caretaker roles, for example, might include criminal history and social security. However, landlords might request credit and employment checks on their tenants.

What Types of Background Screenings Does Health Street Offer in Tucson?

Criminal Background Screening Packages

Our criminal background checks for Tucson always begin with a Social Security Number Trace. We offer the option to build your own package or select from one of our popular background check packages below.

Platinum Package – $175

The Platinum Package includes everything listed in the Triple Database package, plus Courthouse Repository (State and/or County level).

Ultimate Package – $250

The Ultimate Package includes everything listed in the Platinum Package, plus a 10 panel drug test.

Build Your Own

This package can be mixed and matched to meet your needs, including options from our criminal database checks, resume verifications, sanctions, and drug testing. The price will be determined by the combination of services selected.

Additional Background Screening Services

Our DOT screening services or resume verification can help you save valuable time and ensure that your candidates meet the requirements for the job.

Resume Verification

Beginning at $39, our resume verification services can be used to check a person’s work history, credentials or certifications, and references.

DOT Background Checks

The price of this option depends on which of the background check services is selected. We offer a variety of DOT screening services, including Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) checks and DOT Prior Employment Drug Test History.

Why Order a Background Screening in Tucson

What Is the Importance of Professional Background Screening?

In order to make informed hiring decisions, it’s important to see the full picture. Background checks can confirm the information that a candidate has provided you with, or they can reveal criminal activity that may not have been disclosed during the interviewing process. Ordering a background check in Tucson is a critical step to ensuring you maintain a safe workplace for your employees, as well as protect the team morale and reputation of the company.

Why Choose Health Street For Tucson Background Checks?

Unless you’re experienced in keeping updated with the background screening laws and regulations of your location, performing a background check by yourself can be risky. Health Street has expertise in this area, and can help you avoid revealing information about your candidate that is not legally permitted in the hiring process. We are committed to helping employers in Tucson protect their businesses and save time hiring the best candidates.

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Background Checks for Other Locations

Looking for a Different City?

Try taking a look at the Arizona Background Check page.

Looking for a Different State?

If you’re looking for a background screening in a different state, you can find the state background checks pages here.

Citations

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“Human Resources.” City of Tucson, https://www.tucsonaz.gov/human-resources#
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“How Far Back Does a Background Check Go in Arizona?” The Law Offices of John Phebus, https://www.crimeandinjurylaw.com/blog/2018/10/how-far-back-does-a-background-check-go-in-arizona/
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“Tucson, AZ Crime Rates.” Neighborhood Scout, https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/az/tucson/crime