Types of Criminal Records

  1. RAP Sheets

    1. What is a RAP sheet and why is it important?

    2. How many RAP sheets do I have?

    3. Why is it helpful for me to see my RAP sheet?

  2. Fixing Errors in RAP Sheets

    1. What are common errors in RAP Sheets?

    2. When can I fix the errors?

    3. How can I fix errors in my California State (DOJ) RAP sheet?

  3. Background Checks

    1. What is a background check?

    2. What information cannot show up in a private background check?

    3. What information can show up in a background check?

    4. Why is it helpful for me to see what’s in my background check?

    5. What’s the difference between a RAP sheet and a background check?

  4. Fixing Errors in Background Checks

    1. How can I fix errors in my background check?

    2. What are common errors in a background check?

    3. What are some steps I can take to fix errors in my background check?

    4. How do I know which background check company did my background check?

  5. Arrest Warrants

    1. What is an arrest warrant, and why is it important?

    2. What type of warrants could be on my record?

    3. How do I find out if I have an outstanding warrant?

    4. How do I find out if I have an outstanding warrant in a federal case?

    5. How do i find out if I have a parole warrant?

    6. I found out I have an outstanding warrant. What can I do?

  6. Credit Reports

    1. What is a credit report? And what’s the difference between a RAP sheet and a credit report?

    2. Will my credit report be included in my background check?

    3. How do I get a copy of my credit report while I’m incarcerated?