The US Department of Justice has gathered all of the sex offender public records for all 50 states and put it in one centralized search. The National Sex Offender Public Registry web site allows users to lookup sex offender public records by state search; name search; zip code search; county search; city & town search […]
The Center for Public Integrity has a public database online, where users can find out which financial and business interests have ties to state politicians. From the site — State legislators directly influence the lives of all Americans. The 7,400 lawmakers in state capitals across the country passed close to 40,000 laws in 2005 alone […]
The Virtual Chase web site has republished an introductory primer on doing public record searches and research online. You can read this handy introduction to public record research @ The Art of Public Records Research.
The Iowa State Patrol have taken their crash reports and put them online. The reports are free to search for anyone with an internet connection. You can search the crash reports by date, type or county. You can access the Iowa State Patrol crash reports database @ Iowa State Crash Reports.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has put its database of meth offenders online and made it freely searchable for the general public. You can search the Tennessee Meth Offender Registry by name or county. You can access the online meth offender database @ Tennessee Meth Offender Database.