Government Resources · Public Records

Federal

FBI Records: The Vault
View FBI documents about famous people and events from the Freedom of Information Act Reading Room at FBI Headquarters. Documents have been scanned from paper copies as released to FOIPA requesters over the years.
National Archives - Research
Links to online information about selected topics in National Archives records. (This page represents only a small fraction of possible research topics in the records of the National Archives.)
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Information about the SEC, information for assisting investors, filing complaints, and searchable databases of EDGAR and other SEC-related documents.

State

Ohio Offender Database Search
Database maintained by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Corrections, listing all prisoners in state correctional facilities.
SearchSystems.net – Ohio
Directory of Ohio public records.

Local

Netronline – Real Estate and Public Records Information
Public Records Online section provides a free contact list of local tax assessment offices.
Real Estate Records - Hamilton County Auditor
Online county real estate records searchable by address, name of owner, or parcel number plus real estate sales information by date, neighborhood, and age of house.