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Topic - Mari Barr Santangelo
No governmentwide requirements exist for the checking of references for job applicants as a part of the federal government’s hiring process, including those who apply for law enforcement positions in the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the U.S. Marshals Service, the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, a report released Thursday says.
She said the department's Justice Management Division would follow up with new guidelines on reference checking, remind agencies within Justice of the requirement that reference checks be done, assist them to update or issue comprehensive reference-check guidance, and provide future training on reference checking.
In a written response to the report, Mari Barr Santangelo, deputy assistant attorney general for human resources and administration, said the department had taken the report "under advisement" and would determine the "best approach to address this issue from a departmentwide perspective."