How do I obtain a criminal history background check?
The ICHAT (Internet Criminal History Access Tool) allows the search of public records contained in the Michigan Criminal History Record maintained by the Michigan State Police and Criminal Justice Information Center. All felonies and serious misdemeanors that are punishable by over 93 days are required to be reported to the state repository by law enforcement agencies, prosecutors, and courts in all 83 Michigan counties.

Suppressed records and warrant information are not available through ICHAT. Also not included are federal records, tribal records, and criminal history from other states. A search for a record that may be in another state requires that you correspond with that state directly.

Anyone can perform a search through ICHAT. At a minimum, the full name of the person and his/her date of birth is required. A fee of $10 is charged for each search.

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2. How can I legally carry a handgun and what is the difference between a CCW and a CPL?
3. How do I get a copy of an accident report?
4. How do I get a copy of a police report?
5. Do you do employment fingerprinting?
6. Do you do court ordered PBT (preliminary breath test) testing?
7. How do I obtain a criminal history background check?
8. How do I get a Personal Protection Order (PPO)?
9. Where do I obtain a bicycle license?
10. Where do I obtain a dog license?
11. How do I obtain a solicitor's permit?
12. What are the curfew times for the City of Richmond?
13. Can I park my car on the street?
14. Where can I find a copy of all of the City of Richmond’s ordinances?
15. What are the new changes to the seat belt laws and child restraints?
16. How do I get a burn permit?
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