Instant Access to Maryland State, County and Municipal Records

"Publicly available records are a fundamental guarantee of our Freedoms & Democracy."
William Ratcher - Founder of

Maryland Public Records

The mission of this website is provide all Maryland citizens with the right to obtain, preview, and examine public records. This ensures that these residents are given access to such information, which is in accordance with the Maryland Public Information Act. This law specifies that all government information and records are presumed accessible to the public: Maryland Public Information Act.

The goal of this website is provide access to this public records in an expedient and concise manner, and without requiring personal information unless the requested information is ruled confidential by law, or court decision.

The records presented on this site contain information on Criminal Records, Court Records, Vital Records and State Background Checks; including over 50 million transparent public records.

The commitment of the United States of America is to remain a “fair and just” society for all. Because of the prompt and accurate search function on this website, which includes information dating back to 1865, and covering 23 counties, Maryland residents are ensured the right to contribute to that commitment.