The popular belief is that once you turn 18, you’re granted an automatic fresh start, with any teenage blemishes on your record, if not completely disappearing into the ether, then at least relegated to “Doesn’t Count” status. This, of course, is untrue.
Florida Background Checks
How Your Background Check Affects Your Job
The past decade has seen an unprecedented rise in criminal background checks--from 8.5 million in 2002 to 16.8 million in 2012(http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2012/12/12/gun-background-checks-surge-across-usa/1765513/). Employers, landlords, and law enforcement officials can run background checks in varying degrees, from county, to statewide, to national, depending on the desired scope of results.