Answers to all frequently asked questions about VECHS program
1. What is the difference between the National Child Protection Act (NCPA) and the Volunteers for Children Act? Names you may hear that refer to the same federal law and […]
Fingerprinting and Background Checks on Athletic Coaches in Florida
We have been fingerprinting the staff in several recreation centers and municipalities throughout South Florida. Employed and Volunteering athletic coaches were among the individuals we screened for Level II clearance. […]
FDLE VECHS program for private schools. Background screening on teachers and school volunteers
If your organization is a private school in need for criminal history search on staff and volunteers, or maybe background checks are required for your school in order to participate […]
The Joint Commission Requirements on Level 2 Background Checks for Health Science Program Students
We have been fingerprinting Practical Nursing and Health Science students for colleges and universities located in South Florida. Students have been questioning us on the reason for such screening. We […]
What is the VECHS screening and what entities are eligible to use it?
VECHS (pronounced “vecks”) is an acronym for the Volunteer & Employee Criminal History System at the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). The VECHS program was implemented in 1999 and […]
Jessica Lunsford Act. Level 2 Backgroud Screening for School Districts and Private Schools.
The Jessica Lunsford Act was passed by the 2005 Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Bush following the assault and murder of Jessica Lunsford in Homosassa Springs, Florida. […]
Federal Statutes Authorizing Criminal Background Checks for Nursing Facility Job Applicants and Employees
There are approximately 15 federal laws that permit criminal background checks for civil (i.e., employment and licensing) purposes. Fingerprinting, either through electronic “live scans” or paper and ink “hard cards,” […]
DCF Level 2 Background Screening and Fingerprinting for Summer Camps in Florida
Here are some important facts on background screening for Summer Camps in FAQ format: What constitutes a summer camp? “Summer day camps” and “Summer 24-hour camps” are defined […]
IDENTICO- Your Vendor for Drug Testing and Livescan Fingerprinting Services in Miami and vicinity.
We believe that convenience is a key factor when it comes to on-site drug test collections. IDENTICO is leader in South Florida’s mobile fingerprinting services segment. Thousands of individuals and […]