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Resource ID: #24425
Subject: Backgrounding
Source: Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
Date: 9/27/2009; 9/28/2009; 9/29/2009



In this investigative series, Sun Sentinel reporters find numerous employees of Florida day care centers and nursing homes have startling criminal backgrounds. Many of the employees had criminal records that revealed crimes of child abuse, rape and murder. An obviously flawed Florida state law allows people to begin working as caregivers before a background check is complete.

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