Re-Verification Improves Accuracy and Lowers Costs
Re-Verification Improves Accuracy and Lowers CostsDon2015-11-20T16:17:47-04:00
Accuracy and Lowers Costs
Re-Verification of National Criminal Database Records
Most background screening companies charge $12 to $14 to re-verify positive records from the national database, plus additional court fees. Protect Youth Sports does this for you at no additional cost, no additional court fees and gives you a guarantee of accurate results the first time.
To be proactive, prior to sending national background results to our clients, we verify the accuracy of the information by thoroughly reviewing every positive record “hit” returned from the national criminal & sex offender database. These records are “frozen” for further investigation at the county courthouse. Be wary of any background check service offering you instant results, unless there is a proactive re-verification process as well.
Records are first validated based on whether or not they positively match the applicant’s identity. This will prevent you from getting “false positives,” which can happen when doing national database searches. Protect Youth Sports will conduct further due diligence by filtering out un-reportable records (e.g. parking tickets). Clearing out un-reportable records before sending results is the best way to protect the applicant’s rights and is required by the Fair Credit Report Act (FCRA). A final report from Protect Youth Sports will include the following:
Complete description of charges
Disposition and dates
Cases with multiple charges will be fully explained
There are many great background screening companies around the country, but there are many who are either not in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA, the federal law intended to protect individuals from bad background checks), or are so cavalier with their quality that they routinely misreport negative information. This is bad for job seekers, volunteers, employers, and the background screening industry.