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The following paragraphs detail the CORI policy of Amesbury Little League. ALL is compliant with the Massachusetts General Laws that require CORI checks for an organization such as ours.

Our organization will request CORI on individuals that have expressed an interest to become a volunteer in the organization. One such volunteer position is coaching. Coaching positions within the league will be assigned based on available open positions as of date of team assignments.

The number of open positions is not clear until the registration of participants is completed, and the board determines the size of each team roster. Those that are not selected as coaches will still be allowed to volunteer in other capacities, thus still requiring a CORI check.

  1. CORI checks will only be conducted as authorized by the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS). All applicants will complete the leagues CORI submittal form, allowing the league to request CORI information. The league will verify the identity of the applicant with a government issued identification.
  2. This CORI policy will be posted in the rules and regulations document for the league, and will be posted on the league web site.
  3. League officials that have been identified to perform CORI, review CORI, and make decisions based on CORI. CORI results are allowed to be discussed only with persons that have been identified by the BOD, and have completed a non-disclosure agreement with the DCJIS, on behalf of Amesbury Little League.
    1. Relevance of the crime to the position sought;
    2. The nature of the work to be performed;
    3. Time since the conviction;
    4. Age of the candidate at the time of the offense;
    5. Seriousness and specific circumstances of the offense;
    6. The number of offenses;
    7. Whether the applicant has pending charges;
    8. Any relevant evidence of rehabilitation or lack thereof;
    9. Any other relevant information, including information submitted by the candidate or requested by Amesbury Little League.
  4. Determinations of suitability based on CORI checks will be made consistent with this policy and any applicable law or regulations. Consideration includes;
  5. If a criminal record is received from the DCJIS, the authorized individual will closely compare the record provided with the information on the CORI request form and any other identifying information provided by the applicant, to ensure the record relates to the applicant.


If the Amesbury Little League is inclined to make an adverse decision based on the results of the CORI check, the applicant will be notified immediately. The applicant shall be provided with a copy of the criminal record.

A completed application and CORI form must be submitted to Amesbury Little League prior to a coach or volunteer being allowed to work with children.

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Amesbury Little League
PO Box 104 
Amesbury, Massachusetts 01913

Email: [email protected]

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