Key Concepts for Understanding your Criminal Record & Fixing Errors—Early in Reentry

This is one of the most important sections for people early in their reentry journey—to better understand your criminal record, learn how to fix errors, and be prepared for what others can and cannot find out about you and your record.

  1. What is a criminal record?

  2. Why is it important to understand my criminal record?

  3. Types of Criminal Records

    1. RAP Sheets

    2. Fixing Errors in RAP Sheets

    3. Background Checks

    4. Fixing Errors in Background Checks

    5. Arrest Warrants

    6. Credit Reports