• 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.)

    1. 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.

       

    When you print your background check, please provide the school office with a copy of the results.