The case of the not-so

amazing person 

Emily received a score on our Beacon behavioral review that was 40% higher than our maximum threshold for appeal. However, we noticed an interesting pattern in her results. In some cases, this pattern could indicate that the person had experienced an abusive relationship — and was trying to prevent being victimized again. So rather than deny her appeal outright, we had an expert review it. Since this was a unique set of circumstances, a member of our executive team reached out to Emily directly. We let her know what was happening, and that we were trying to help her – so the process may take a little longer than usual.

However, a forensic psychologist determined that her specific responses— before and during the appealindicated that Emily did not believe the rules should apply to her, and that she approached life with a self-centered mindset.

These may seem like minor faults, but they are traits that commonly lead to someone failing to meet their commitments, exhibiting controlling behaviors, and doing whatever is necessary to get what they want. So Emily’s appeal was denied. Now, despite the personal one-on-one attention Emily received from our executive team and experts, she reported to the app she applied through that she “couldn’t get any help” from us — and that she even sent us proof that she’s “an amazing person.” Even more troubling? Emily tried to apply again using a different email address. A babysitting app background check would never catch this behavior pattern – leaving children and families vulnerable. Appeal and reapplication – denied 

A SafetyPIN is a digital trust badge that shows an individual has met all the requirements developed by a team of experts in law enforcement and criminal behavior. Every screening includes a broader, more expansive criminal background check, an ID verification, a financial history screening, and the proprietary Beacon Behavioral Review. When you see a verified SafetyPIN, you know the individual has met our strict requirements – and remains in good standing.  SafetyPIN Technologies is committed to treating everyone with fairness and respect. Therefore, anyone not awarded a SafetyPIN can rest assured that their application, personal information, and the outcome are kept completely confidential

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Could this be the most dangerous person we’ve ever screened out?

This is a case we often talk about in our offices. Bill applied for a SafetyPIN in mid-June. From the beginning, there was something about his application and information that concerned us, but we couldn’t put our finger on it at first. It certainly didn’t help that he called customer service almost every day to ask about the status of his SafetyPIN.

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