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Background Checks and Best Hiring Practices for Municipalities

Municipal Training WEBINAR

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Background Checks and Best Hiring Practices for Municipalities


11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Selecting the best candidates from the start can avoid costly problems for organizations later.  This training will provide an overview of the background screening process from recruitment through the employee's start date.  It will include discussion of the legal issues and common pitfalls.  Best Practices for hiring processes and background screening procedures will be shared that follow applicable law and help enable employers to hire the right people.


At the conclusion of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

• Describe common legal issues regarding background checks

• Identify the important questions that should be asked of any candidate

• List several open source methods that can be utilized for background investigations

• Understand the components of a comprehensive background screening program

CCM PRESENTERS back to top

William Meier
Vernon Police Department

Paula Anthony
Senior Counsel
Berchem Moses PC


  • Mayors, First Selectmen, Town/City Managers
  • Town/City Attorneys
  • Human Resources and Personnel Staff
  • Finance Directors
  • Public Safety
  • Municipal Department Heads
  • School Superintendents, School Business Managers, Boards of Education
  • Boards/Commissions/Committees

COST back to top

FREE to individuals who are elected, appointed, or employed by muncipalities that are CCM Members.

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HOW TO REGISTER back to top

CLICK HERE to be redirected to GoToWebinar, where attendees can register..

Please contact CCM Training at or call (203) 498-3037.

CCMO back to top

Due to current conditions, CCM is not holding in-person trainings for participants in the CCMO program to earn credit hours. However, CCM would still like to provide opportunities to work toward completion in the program. 

Participants have the opportunity to earn CCMO credit hours by watching and participating in this webinar:

  • Watching this webinar live is good for 1 credit hour of Organizational Development.
  • Completing the short quiz that will be sent to attendees following the webinar is good for 2 credit hours of Organizational Development. 



Fine Print back to top

UPDATES & CHANGES: Last minute changes and updates, weather postponements, cancellations, etc. will be posted on this page

CANCELLATION POLICY: We understand your schedule may change. Please let us know if you have registered and can no longer attend.

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