Re: Non-parents as leaders
John Pannell (PANNELLJ@DELPHI.COM)
Sat, 4 Feb 1995 09:46:19 -0500
Carey Probst wrote, re: a former Scout (turned Scouter) found sodomizing a
>...All the troop leadership thought this kid was great, and several had
>known him since he joined the troop at 11, including his scoutmaster.
>then TCC, who was a school psychologist with a PhD who didn't see
But what would a background check have done here? (I am not against
You all knew him since he was 11. You worked with him both as a Scout and
as a Leader for many years. Unless there was a criminal record you didn't
know about (unlikely, due to the past relationship with him), a background
check would have found nothing.
Background checks are only a tool, they are not a panacea.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City