Corpus Christi 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 Corpus Christi. 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 Corpus Christi is easy. Simply register online, or by calling us at (361) 209-7995. 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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Background Checks in Corpus Christi, TX

Background Check Laws Specific to the City of Corpus Christi, TX

Corpus Christi, TX has no city-specific background check laws but must abide by state and federal laws.

The state of Texas is not a ban-the-box state and questions about criminal histories are not required to be banned from employment applications. Texas law requires that background checks for most employers only go back seven years if the position pays under $75,000. For higher-paying positions, employers may check backgrounds back to age 18.

Statistics About Crime in the City of Corpus Christi, TX

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Corpus Christi, TX has a crime index of 6, meaning that Corpus Christi is safer than six percent of all U.S. cities.
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There are 14,325 total crimes annually in Corpus Christi, TX. This is a crime rate of 43.86 per 1,000 people.
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There are 11,495 total property crimes annually in Corpus Christi, with a rate of 35.20 per 1,000 people.
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There are 2,830 violent crimes per year in Corpus Christi, which is a rate of 8.67 per 1,000 people.
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The most common violent crime in Corpus Christi is assault, with 2,034 assaults reported each year.
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There are 499 robberies, 266 rapes, and 31 murders reported each year in Corpus Christi.
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The chance of becoming the victim of a violent crime in Corpus Christi is one in 115, compared to one in 239 in the state of Texas.
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The most common property crime in Corpus Christi is theft, with 8,612 thefts reported each year.
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There are 895 motor vehicle thefts and 1,988 burglaries annually in Corpus Christi.
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The chance of becoming the victim of a property crime in Corpus Christi, TX is one in 28, compared to one in 42 in the state of Texas.

Experts Say…

Phillip W. Goff, a Corpus Christi attorney said, “Although expunction and non-disclosure are unavailable to people with convictions, one worthy movement to help is ‘Ban the Box.’ Ban the Box effectively removes the question about criminal records on job applications.” Goff continued, “While the information may arise during an interview, the employer has already determined the applicant is worthy of a closer look. Support initiatives like this help re-integrate those who have been incarcerated and served their sentences, as well as those who didn’t have to be incarcerated but are burdened by their criminal records.”

What Types of Background Screenings Does Health Street Offer in Corpus Christi?

Criminal Background Screening Packages

Our criminal background checks for Corpus Christi 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 Check

Why Are Background Screenings in Corpus Christi Important?

Background checks for employment are critical to making informed decisions and hiring the best candidates for your company. Ordering a background screening in Corpus Christi can reduce risks and create a safer workplace for your employees. Hiring the wrong people for the job can have a detrimental impact not only on your employees, but possibly even the reputation of the company.

Why Choose Health Street For Corpus Christi Background Screenings?

Effective background screenings require knowing and following rules and regulations that can vary by location. For this reason, completing background checks by yourself can result in legal trouble. Health Street has over a decade of experience monitoring laws and regulations to ensure compliance in Corpus Christi.

Health Street can help you quickly and efficiently expose criminal activity, avoid uncovering more information than legally allowed, and answer any questions that you may have along the way.

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Background Checks for Other Locations

Looking for a Different City?

Try taking a look at the Texas 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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“List of States and Municipalities With Ban The Box Laws.” AccuSource, https://accusource-online.com/list-of-states-and-municipalities-with-ban-the-box-laws/
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“Background Checks.” Rob Wiley, P.C., https://www.robwiley.com/background-checks.html#:
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“Corpus Christi, TX Crime Rates.” Neighborhood Scout, https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/tx/corpus-christi/crime
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“Your Criminal Record and Its Long-lasting Effects.” Law Office of Phillip W. Goff, https://southtexlawyer.com/expungementexpunction/
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Ban the Box Campaign, http://bantheboxcampaign.org/