Background Investigations
& Screening Solutions

Giving you the tools you need to make an informed hiring decision.

IDS provides an array of investigative, screening and adjudicative support services that enhance your ability to make an informed hir­ing decision. With our industry leading Quality Control initia­tives and 100% Case Review you can rest assured in the quality and ease of use of our services. In addition, we understand how important it is to maintain visibility to the investigative arm of your program. Designed with our clients in mind, we offer a suite of background check solutions via our integrated screening manage­ment platform featuring on demand screening applications.

The IDS Difference What You Can Expect

Customizable Solutions
  • Employment Screening Solutions
  • Nationwide Investigative Field Services
  • Social Media
  • Continuous Monitoring
  • Pre-Employment Health Screening


  • Customer Focused
  • Client Driven Solutions
  • Superior Quality
  • Exceptional Turn Around Times
  • Integrity of Service

Protect Your Business With Results You Can Trust

Employment Screening Solutions
A comprehensive background investigation is one of the most important hiring tools to avoid risk and liability. Conducting thousands of high-quality investigations annually we offer the highly sought-after subject matter expertise and industry leading technology essential in performing a comprehensive, compliant background investigation. Offering a broad range of customizable investigative services, we work together with our clients to develop the solution that will offer the most benefit to the organization. Our customizable background check solutions include on-demand, anywhere-anytime, easy access.

The Fundamentals

IDS provides organizations with the information they need to verify a candidate’s qualifications and ensure their suitability for their role or program participation. Our nationwide criminal database check offers fast, easy to read results, including:

  • Offense history, convictions, and sentencing
  • Search 650,000,000 criminal records from 50 states, Guam, & Puerto Rico
  • Sex offender registry search
  • National security watch list
  • SSN validation
Supplement Your Searches

We offer direct searches at specific courts. At no additional cost, a name and address history is run as part of our
search. Court locations and jurisdictions are then recommended based on the last 7 years of address history.

Additional searches or verification may be selected based on the role or position of the individual.

  • Driving history
  • Credit
  • Civil Searches
  • Employment Verification
  • Education Verification
  • Character References
  • Professional License Verification
IDS Will Customize Any Package

The services we offer can be included in a package based on your needs or as a-la-carte items.

In Person Coverage In All 50 States and U.S. Territories

Nationwide Investigative Field Services

Our nationwide team of highly trained, licensed and federally cleared investigators have an average of twenty years prior investigative experience, and are comprised of former federal, state, and local law enforcement officials. IDS’ investigative programs support National Security clearance adjudications, public trust hiring as well as suitability determinations for federal, state and municipal government agencies. We offer end to end program management and support options.

Investigations Include:
  • In-personal interviews with applicants, references, neighbors, employers, and medical professionals
  • Document and records retrieval, review, and validation
  • In-depth and comprehensive reports of investigation delivered electronically via our secure case management system
  • 100% quality review
  • Pre-Screening of applicants to identify disqualifiers early in process
  • Site Visits and Inspections and more
We Work Closely with Our Clients

We develop the best solution to meet your needs and your budget. We would love to learn more about your organization’s investigative goals.

Protect Your Brand and Your Reputation

Social Media Investigations

Working closely with clients, we customize and develop social media criteria to capture data and analysis to meet the needs of your organization. IDS provides our clients with relevant and actionable Social Media data on applicants to support the decision making process. Report and screen shots from varying types of online sites, to include the dark web, such as:

  • Social Media
  • Blogs
  • Microblogs
  • Periodicals, publications, other sites

Social media reports provide a comprehensive picture of social media presence, flagging material identified as “hits.” Reports include links to the website and exact URL where the material was discovered, in addition to a detailed analysis as to how the information was ‘matched’ to the applicant, and any relevant comments or visuals regarding what was found. Reports can be tailored based on the client’s preferred search criteria.


Our reports are FCRA and EEOC compliant. We provide FCRA support and training at no additional cost. Additionally, we partner with best-in-class FCRA specialized attorneys to ensure continual compliance with all state and federal laws. Protecting our clients is paramount.


Our refined process provides a multi-validation approach to confirming identify of a profile match. Reports include links to the website and exact URL where the material was discovered, in addition to a detailed analysis as to how the information was “matched” to the applicant, and any relevant comments or visuals regarding what was found.


IDS executes a successful social media program that accurately evaluates key factors and behaviors that contribute to risk, threats, and vulnerabilities within an organization. We offer customizable program and reporting options to meet your needs and budget.

Receive Continuous Employee Monitoring Alerts in Real Time

What you don’t know can hurt you. Mitigate risk and liability, and create a safer environment. Contact us to see how our continuous monitoring solutions can benefit your organization.

Benefits of Continuous monitoring



Annual Compliance

Criminal Activity Monitoring

Continuous criminal activity monitoring provides clients with real-time alerts on potential criminal activity within a workforce population. Our continuous criminal monitoring solution watches and analyses thousands of data streams for criminal activity such as arrests, incarcerations and bookings. If a criminal event is detected clients are alerted within minutes.

Driver Monitoring

IDS’ continuous driver monitoring platform sends automated alerts when an individual receives violations including speeding tickets, DUIs and license suspensions in near real-time. Prevent accidents before they happen.

Social Media Monitoring

Making the right hiring decision is imperative, but so is ensuring your reputation even after an employee is hired. By utilizing tools such as social media monitoring of publicly available online information, our clients rest assured that they will be notified immediately if an employee is engaging in social media behavior concerning to the employer.

Contact us today for a full list of Our Solutions and a Free Consultation.

Pre-Employment Health Screening, Physicals and Exam Management

Physicals & exam Management

IDS will customize and implement a proven, state-of-the-art, occupational health screening program that includes drug and alcohol testing as well as physicals and exam management components with three, distinct, key benefits:

  • Total visibility
  • Increased efficiency
  • Expanded access
Drug & Alcohol Screening

Utilizing the country’s largest network of collection sites and testing laboratories, our team will ensure unparalleled efficiency and support for your national business needs in both regulated and non-regulated environments. IDS will provide scheduling and administrative support to ensure our client’s drug screening program is efficient and cost effective.

Our Clients Include

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IDS is Proud to be a U.S. Department of Homeland Security Small Business of the Year Awardee!

“I have had the great pleasure in working with the field Investigators along with IDS as a whole in completing our background investigations. The professionalism shown in the communication and report writing skills from IDS has expedited my meeting of deadlines and expected dates on my end as a personnel investigator.”
Personnel Investigator, Correctional Facility
“You and your staff work miracles for us, and are always prompt when we send ten thousand emails! Thank you for all that you do for us as well!! We greatly appreciate it!”
MTCJC Human Resource Specialist
“ROIs are clear, thorough, and matter-of-fact. You keep us advised of situations and are very responsive to questions/concerns. Reports are good and appreciated, as well. So, all in all, I’d say we’re happy with IDS’ customer service and quality.”
Department of Public Safety HR Manager
“Your crew has been exceptional with our verifications as well as very timely. I have to travel a lot and some of these classes are short notice by the time I get back to the office to get the registrations submitted to you. The reports I receive are very complete and thorough with everything I need. I appreciate the attached detailed notes as well. I appreciate everything your company does to get this accomplished. I wouldn’t change anything at this point. (If it’s not broke, don’t fix it).”
Scott Armstrong, U.S. Transportation Security Administration, Program Manager
“You guys have been super attentive to us, and that is very much appreciated.”
HR Manager, MTC
“We really appreciate all that IDS has done for us.”
HR Manager