If you live or work in the city and need to be fingerprinted for employment or background purposes, an officer can conduct them, no appointment necessary. Please be advised that we do not offer digital/electronic services, only "inked" fingerprints on requester supplied cards.
Many Ohio employers, both public and private, are required to perform background checks on new hires and individuals obtaining professional licenses. The Attorney General's Office of the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI) completes such background checks by comparing fingerprints received against a database of criminal fingerprints to determine if there is a criminal record. All fingerprints must be submitted to BCI through WebCheck or card scan unless exemption reasons are met.