How do I get a criminal background check?

Please visit our Records Division at the St. Joseph County Jail located at 401 W. Sample St in South Bend between the hours of 8:00 am. and 4:00 pm. The cost for a background check is $5.00 cash. You must have a photo ID to compete the request. 

If your company would like to get a pre-employment background check for a prospective employee, please contact the Records Division at 574-245-6535 between the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. 

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2. How do I get a vehicle check for an out of state title?
3. How do I get a Concealed Carry Permit?
4. How do I get a criminal background check?
5. How do I put money on someone's jail commissary?
6. How do I pay an inmate's bond (or bail) to get him/her out of jail?
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