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Accept Adam Walsh requests electronically

The Play

Accept child abuse or neglect registry checks online, eliminating the need for applicants to mail in documents. This is particularly helpful during COVID-19.

Who Can Do This?: Someone with decision making authority over background check policies
Cost: Free, possibly
Timeframe: Varies
Difficulty: Medium

The Problem It Solves

Applicants are required to submit documents for the registry check by mail. This leads to longer wait times, and various clerical errors.

How To Do This

Outcomes Data

Eliminates lost mail and reduces processing time by at least a week.

Who’s Doing This?

13 states accept Adam Walsh requests electronically.

Real-World Examples