Fingerprinting & Background Checks


The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office provides fingerprinting Services to the public.  For information on how to obtain fingerprints, please review our Fingerprinting Procedures.

Fingerprinting Paperwork and Payment hours at the admin office are: 
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (closed for lunch 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm). NOTE: Hours on Wednesday may vary due to staffing.
Fingerprinting hours at the jail are:
Tuesday: 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am to 11:00 am, and 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Friday: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am to 9:00 pm 
Sunday: 8:00 am to 12:00 noon, and 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Background Checks

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office provides background checks for local records only (Jefferson County). For in depth local/state background checks please view the WSP Watch Program website.