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Welcome to PSC's 1st Defense Online Background Screening System

1st Defense Background Screening is an online system providing access to background information such as: national, state, and local criminal reports, motor vehicle records and other employment screening services.  

Through 1st Defense, customers gain access to the most current information available online to complete their employee background investigations. All information is encrypted and secured in a secure database that is incompliance with all FCRA Regulations. 1st Defense is also enhanced with resources pages, templates, and a FAQ page to assist users with access.

Sign-up is Easy, We have NO contracts, monthly quotas, minimum purchases, or sign-up fees.

The 1st Defense Online Background Screening Program is:  

User Friendly 

Our web-based system is designed for ease of use and training will be provided to your administrators and users. We have available packages or will customize a package to meet your unique needs.  

Fast Turnaround 

The majority of our searches are available within 24-72 hours of a request. Many of our traces are instant. 

Cost Effective 

We have competitive pricing and offer discounts for Tribal Programs and volume orders. 


We have access to the most current, accurate, and legitimate information used in conducting tribal, national, and local background screens. Our employees are members of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners and certified to the Fair Credit Reporting Act to provide results compliant with applicable regulations.

Why 1st Defense On-Line Background Screening is Your Choice

1st Defense On-Line Background Screening was developed by Michele Justice, President, PSC. She originally designed the program as an in-house tool to assist PSC in conducting quick, accurate, investigative packages to help hiring officials and tailored the program for Tribes. It is now being made available to all hiring officials and Tribal Programs. All searches are on-line and support your employee background investigation, tenant screening, and volunteer screening programs. 1st Defense Background Screening has over fifty (50) available searches and verification services. Join 1st Defense and simplify your background investigation process.

Protecting you, Protecting our Communities

1st Defense Online Background Checks