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FRS Expands InstaCrim Jurisdiction Coverage Yet Again

FRS, the leading provider of technology and services to the background screening industry, announced today that it has released yet another upgrade to the FRS InstaCrim solution  expanding coverage to even more criminal court jurisdictions.

At FRS, the leading provider of technology and services to the background screening industry, we have long realized the importance of providing automation of the required searches that our CRA clients offer to their clients.  As we continue to enable our clients with the latest and most advanced technologies, including automated access to the information they need to run their businesses in the most efficient manner, FRS has completed yet another expansion of its InstaCrim criminal court solution.  

In release 2.30 of FRS InstaCrim, criminal court searches were added to automate research in the following U.S. jurisdictions:

  • All 29 counties plus a Statewide search for the state of Utah
  • 68 of the 92 counties in Indiana
  • Expansion of the Virginia county searches for Charlottesville, Chesterfield, Greene, and King and Queen counties to now include the Circuit Courts for those jurisdictions, in addition to the General District courts

With this expansion of jurisdictional coverage, InstaCrim now provides criminal coverage of 46% of the U.S. counties enabling direct access to more than 1,440 different counties, 22 out of the 50 statewide searches and full nationwide coverage for Federal Criminal searches.

In addition to the new jurisdiction expansion for InstaCrim, this powerful FRS integration continues to include the following highly advanced tools to drastically enhance the processing of criminal court searches:

  • The Intelli-Hits Review Tool which gives the users of FRS a very powerful solution for reviewing, proofing and qualifying all of the hits returned via InstaCrim.
  • An incredible set of Name-Matching and DOB-Matching technologies to provide an extremely accurate and fully automated search of these criminal court sites.  As a result of thorough testing and fine-tuning of our search and matching technologies, InstaCrim provides a detailed and comprehensive search of criminal court sites with some search combinations which could take a human more than half-an-hour to achieve the same level of searching.

"InstaCrim continues to be a valuable tool for our clients," stated Phil Chapman, President of FRS.  "This solution only integrates to the criminal court sites that are classified and accepted as the Predominantly Used Indexes for these jurisdictions.  Therefore, our clients know that they can count on the information that is returned to help ensure a solid criminal search.  As their never-ending workload continues to grow, InstaCrim provides a tremendous value in terms of cost and labor savings, as well as vastly improved turnaround times."

About FRS
As the background screening industry's most widely used technology, FRS offers our B2B clients with a foundation of rock solid background screening solutions that allow them to attract and maintain top customers who demand accuracy and speed when screening individuals. The FRS suite of technology solutions has been expertly crafted over two decades to assist the users of FRS as they cater to their clients whether they are screening prospective employees, current employees, contractors, students, volunteers or potential tenants. FRS offers a comprehensive suite of flexible products and services for consumer reporting agencies (CRA), criminal research specialists (CRS) and provides the proven network that pulls all of the pieces together for their clients, the HR professionals. FRS is Powerful, is Proven and is the Preferred technology solution of the background screening industry. For more information, visit our website at