CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK PROCEDURE – Act 34 (Pa State Police)
( No Fee )
There are two options to request a criminal record. (All applicants are strongly encouraged to use the PATCH system.)
Register on-line at PATCH (Pennsylvania Access to Criminal History)
- go to: https://epatch.state.pa.us
- Click on New Record Check – Volunteers Only and follow instructions.
- When you get your search results, click on the CONTROL # and then click on CERTIFICATION FORM - - print the Record Check Details.
2. If you do not have access to the internet, paper applications can be obtained in the District Office.