CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK PROCEDURE – Act 34
*A criminal background check must be completed on every employee*
There are two options to request a criminal record. (All applicants are strongly encouraged to use the PATCH system.)
1. Register on-line at PATCH (Pennsylvania Access to Criminal History)
- Click on submit a new record check and follow instructions.
- When you get your search results, click on the CONTROL # and then click on CERTIFICATION FORM - -
Print the Record Check Details.
The phone number for the State Police regarding Background Check reports is: 1-888-QUERYPA (1-888-783-7972).
When you receive your background check, bring it into the business office and your results will be kept in your personnel file.