05/09/2013 11:43 am ET Updated Jul 09, 2013

Background Check Backlog Allows Criminals To Work In Day Care Centers

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DENVER -- A FOX 31 Denver investigation exposes a crack in the system that's allowing potentially dangerous criminals to work in Colorado day care centers for months without passing a background check.

We uncovered a five-month-long background check backlog at the Colorado Bureau of Investigations, that's not only impacting day care workers, but teachers and 62 other professions.

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