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Criminal History Review

The Criminal History Review Unit (CHRU) conducts criminal background checks of applicants for positions in New Jersey's public, private schools for students with disabilities, charter, nonpublic schools, authorized vendors and authorized school bus contractors through the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). CHRU Telephone: (609)292-0507.

Effective July 1, 2002, the State of New Jersey initiated a new program to process fingerprinting of applicants for employment and licensing.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Regarding the Fingerprint Process