New for 2024: Important Updates to Little League’s Child Protection Program

Learn about two key enhancements to our Child Protection Program to help in our continued evolution and commitment to player safety.

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For many years, Little League International has paid for the first 125 free background checks for each local league and district. Those 125 free checks are now available through a new provider, J.D. Palatine (JDP), which has access to more than 600 million records, including criminal records and sex offender registry records across 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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Unique Ways to Conduct Little League Approved Background Checks

Frequently Asked Questions

When to Contact JDP Background Screening

General Support
  • Password reset
  • Locked account
  • Website training
  • Technical issues/questions
  • Batch ordering assistance
Background Support
  • Status checks and ETA questions
  • Missing information
  • Assistance reading and interpreting results
Registration Assistance
  • How to submit a new user request
  • Registering for a new league account
  • Checking the status of recent submission

JDP Video Support Tutorials

JDP Overall Process

How to View a Little League Application

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How to Review a Flagged Report

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