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Which counties have delays?
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County delays can be a challenging aspect of background screening when you're trying to hire quickly. Delays can occur for a number of reasons - staffing shortages at the counties, redaction of key identifiers, technology issues and natural disasters. The list below contains known counties experiencing delays and may not be all inclusive with the changing environment.

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State

Counties

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CA - California

Alpine

Los Angeles

Merced

Plumas

Sacramento

Siskiyou

Solano

Tehama

County level automation issues. 4/3/2024

The Court has redacted Date of Birth info, so requests need additional information to validate. Because of this, files need to be ordered for every possible name match

3/1/2024

County level automation issues. 4/3/2024

IDs removed from public access. Searches with no name matches can be returned as clear very quickly. Searches with name matches must be ordered through the clerks.

Limited appointments, limited file pulls, and clerk shortages add to the extended backlogs - delays expected.

4/3/2024

County level automation issues. 4/3/2024

GA - Georgia

Clayton

Oconee

Fulton

Staffing shortage issues. Turnaround is averaging 10 business days.

4/3/2024

A “cybersecurity incident” occurred in late January causing a widespread system outage for the Fulton County government. Expect delays as the backlog is worked through.

KS - Kansas

Butler

Douglas

Finney

Kearny

Leavenworth

Most Kansas courts are back online and are working through the backlog of records and case information from October outage. Expect the listed counties to take longer.

04/15/2024

MI - Michigan



All

Berrien

State has redacted Date of Birth info, so requests need additional information to validate. Assume all MI will take longer.

County level automation and clerk searching has stopped while they court transitions to a new system. Expect 2-3 week delay (mid-April) until searches resume.

04/03/2024

MS - Mississippi

Holmes

All searches in Justice Court are clerk-assisted and are mostly at a standstill now as they are changing their processes.

04/03/2024

NH - New Hampsire

All Counties

No county level automation at this time. The backlog is growing due to continued court staffing shortages. Turnaround time is now averaging 14 business days.

04/03/2024

NV - Nevada

Washoe

Delays due to staffing issues

04/03/2024

OH - Ohio

Hancock

County level automation issues.

04/18/2024

RI - Rhode Island

All

Intermittent Processing/Site Issues

04/18/2024

TN - Tennessee

Knox

Monroe

Rutherford

County level automation issues on reports with records.

3/5/2024

TX - Texas

Caldwell

Chambers

Hale

Hopkins

Jefferson

Lubbock

San Patricio

Van Zandt

County level automation issues.

3/29/2024

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