NAPOLEONVILLE--- The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s
Office Civil Live Scan system will allow private employers, state agencies, and
other entities to submit an employment applicants fingerprints to the Federal
Bureau of Investigations and Louisiana Department of Public Safety (DPS) for
the purpose of positively identifying prospective employees. These background checks on individuals
determine if applicants are eligible to hold positions involving children, the
elderly, or disabled. It verifies if
applicants have active warrants for arrest, have an arrest record or if the
applicant is a convicted sex offender.
No more ink
Digitally capturing fingerprints for electronic
submission results in fast, positive identification of applicants typically
within 24 hours
An employer can schedule a scan time that is
Criminal records are not seen by anyone other
than the registered employer
Results can be accessed via secure website and
can be mailed directly to an employer from DPS
Costs associated with
FBI Background Check ($16.50)
Louisiana State Police Background Check ($26.00)
Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office processing
Louisiana Sheriff’s Association Fee ($5.00)
Total cost for a background check will be $41.00.
If an FBI background check is also required, the
total will be $57.50.
Businesses that would like to utilize Live Scan must first
register through DPS and then use the Live Scan agency user manual to set up
user privileges in the Civil Inquiry Network.
To activate an account, contact Alan Davis with Louisiana Sheriff’s
Association at 225-214-0018.
Once a business or agency has registered with DPS, activated
an account, and scheduled applicants, applicants should be directed to submit
their prints electronically by going to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office
located at 112 Franklin Street in Napoleonville. Accepted methods of payment are authorized
company check or money orders.