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Maine State Bureau of Identification (SBI) maintains the state’s central repository of CHRI. The primary purpose of the repository is to collect, file, and preserve CHRI based on arrests reported to SBI by law enforcement.

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This records search will provide you with all the conviction and adjudication information for adult and juvenile crimes committed within the State of Maine that the Bureau of Identification currently has on record, as well as pending cases less than one year old.

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Employment Screening Laws in Maine

Because Maine has no state law restricting employer use of criminal records, applicants who are wrongly denied a job must rely on federal laws.

The State of Maine employs the recommended rules and regulations standard policies of the hiring guidelines established by the Fair Credit Report Act (FCRA).

  • Background check consent must be completed and signed in a separate stand-alone form separate from employment application as per FCRA. Must be clear and conspicuous to their knowledge
  • Establish an HR policy when conducting employment background checks for each job position. For example, what past criminal offenses are to be considered in relation to the job position

If derogatory records are found:

  1. If doing a nationwide criminal database search, verify that any database records found are updated and accurate at originating source (i.e, County Criminal Court and/or Real-Time State Criminal search
  2. Send FCRA Pre Adverse Action Letter. Wait at least five days to allow the applicant to dispute any discrepancies before taking any further action
  3. If by then, a decision has been made to not to hire the applicant based on the applicant’s response and further investigation of records found — a job declination FCRA adverse action letter must be sent

Maine does not issue any Ban-the-Box policies for private employers.

State Employees – Public Sector: The three-sentence law bans the box for state employment and goes no further. More specifically, it prohibits questions about criminal history on an application form for a position in state government. The law does not apply to employment with a political subdivision of the state (such as municipalities or counties), to positions in school administration, or to state government positions for which an applicant may be ineligible because of his or her record and the nature of the position.

Remember that an employer must always consider EEOC guidance when making a hiring decision. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) calls for companies to conduct an Individualized Assessment based on the nature of the offense and how it relates to the job position prior to automatically disqualifying an employment applicant based on their past criminal records history.

When determining whether a criminal offense would disqualify a potential employment candidate, employers must give consideration to:

  1. The nature and gravity of the criminal offense
  2. How much time has passed since the offense or sentence
  3. The nature of the job (including where it is performed, how much supervision and interaction with others the employee will have, etc.)

The EEOC has stated that employers ought to give job seekers with a criminal record the opportunity to explain the circumstances and provide mitigating information showing that the employee should not be excluded based on the nature of the offense.

Disclaimer: All resources in this informational article are intended for basic informative purposes and to serve as initial guidance. It is strongly recommended to always check with your legal counsel before proceeding as new laws may emerge from federal and local municipalities after the date of this article.

MAINE STATE BUREAU OF IDENTIFICATION

45 Commerce Drive, Suite 1 / STATE HOUSE STATION # 42 AUGUSTA, ME 04333 (207) 624-7240 (VOICE)

Transaction Response #: MIQ99C87547855124

Criminal History Record

Introduction

This criminal history record was produced in response to the following request ( Produced on 2020-01-15 ) :
Inquiries Name(s)

JOHN Q. CUSTOMER (1965-08-24)

The information in this criminal history record is provided subject to the following caveats:
Important! When a criminal history record and juvenile crime information record check is processed by the State Bureau of Identification using personal identifiers such as name and date of birth, it is possible that the record supplied belongs to another person with the same or essentially similar name and date of birth. Confirmation that convictions relate to person whose record has been requested requires fingerprint comparison. If the information contained in this response will be used to disqualify an applicant for employment, housing, credit, or other benefits or programs, the person making the eligibility determination using this record should provide the applicant with an opportunity to complete or contest the accuracy of the criminal history information in the response. An individual may request amendment or correction of criminal history record information by a criminal justice agency pursuant to 16 M.R.S. section 709.
**THIS RESPONSE IS BEING PRODUCED FOR YOUR REQUEST SENT: 2020-02-18
This record, effective September 1, 2000, contains information relating to persons arrested as fugitives from justice, 15 M.R.S section 201.4 or arrested or charged with Maine crimes. It does not include former crimes no longer classified as criminal, or Class D and E crimes in Title 12 or Title 29-A, former Title 29, unless the crime is alcohol-related or drug-related 25 M.R.S. section 1541.4-A.A. For information regarding excluded Marine Resources crimes in Title 12, contact the Department of Marine Resources. For information regarding excluded Inland Fisheries and Wildlife crimes in Title 12, contact the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. For information relating to excluded crimes in Title 29-A former Title 29, contact the Secretary of State, Motor Vehicle Division. A list of former crimes is available from this Bureau.

Identification

Subject Name/or potential Alias Name(s)

CUSTOMER, JOHN Q

Subject Description (date information provided listed in parentheses)

State ID Number
DOC Number
ME012235487
Unknown/NA
Sex
Race
Skin Tone
Male
White
Unknown/NA
Height
Weight
Date of Birth
509 (2008-05-26)
210 (2008-05-26)
1965-08-24
Hair Color
Eye Color
Bald (2008-05-26)
Brown (2008-05-26)
Scars, Marks, and Tattoos
Unknown/NA
Place of Birth
Citizenship
MA
XX (2008-05-26)
Residence
Residence as of
2008-05-26
Address
HARRISON, ME
Caution Information
Firearms Disqualified
D – Disqualified

Criminal History

Cycle 001
ATN/Tracking Number
6548728A
Earliest Event Date
2008-05-26
Arrest/Charge
(Cycle 001)
Arrest/Charge Date
2008-05-26
Arresting/Charging Agency
CUMBERLAND CO SO PORTLAND; ME0030000
Subject Name(s)
CUSTOMER, JOHN Q
Arrest Type
Adult
Charge 1
Charge Number
6548728A 001
Charge Tracking Number
6548728A
Charge Case Number
08-01254879
Agency
CUMBERLAND CO SO PORTLAND; ME0030000
Offense Date
2008-05-26
Charge Description
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSAULT (Charge Class D)
Charge Comment
Domestic Violence Involved
Statute
17-A MRSA SUBSECTION 207-A(1)(A)
State Sequence Code
11286
Severity
Misdemeanor
Prosecutor Disposition
No data supplied
Court Disposition
(Cycle 001)
Court Case Number
PORSCCR200801254879
Court Agency
SUPERIOR COURT PORTLAND; ME003015J
Charge 1
Charge Number
6548728A 001
Charge Tracking Number
6548728A
Agency
SUPERIOR COURT PORTLAND; ME003015J
Offense Date
2008-05-26
Charge Description
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSAULT (Charge Class D)
Charge Comment
Domestic Violence Involved
Statute
17-A MRSA SUBSECTION 207-A(1)(A)
State Sequence Code
11286
Severity
Misdemeanor
Disposition
2008-09-18; GUILTY
Sentencing
(Cycle 001)
Sentencing Agency
SUPERIOR COURT PORTLAND; ME003015J
Court Case Number
PORSCCR200801254879
Charge Number
6548728A 001
Charge Sequence Number
1
Charge Tracking Number
6548728AA
Sentence
2008-09-18: INCARCERATED 120 days ALL SUSPENDED
2008-09-18: PROBATION 2 years
2008-09-18: RESTITUTION $3388.00
Corrections
No data supplied

Index of Agencies

Agency
SUPERIOR COURT PORTLAND; ME003015J
Agency Telephone
207-822-4105
Address
142 FEDERAL
PORTLAND, ME 04101
Agency
CUMBERLAND CO SO PORTLAND; ME0030000
Agency Telephone
207-893-2810
Address
22 HIGH STREET
WINDHAM, ME 04062
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