Fingerprinting & Background Checks
The Records & ID Bureau provides fingerprinting services requested by law enforcement, as well as public and private agencies. The Records & ID Bureau offers electronic scanning of fingerprint images and ink roll print services to the general public.
Criminal Record Checks
The Records & ID Bureau receives requests by telephone, by mail, and in-person from the general public and various law enforcement or private agencies to research criminal history files at the Summit County Jail.
The fee schedule for Criminal Records Checks is established by Summit County Council as follows:
Non-government – $10.00
Governmental (non-law enforcement) –$2.00
Governmental (law enforcement) – FREE
You may also check the Court Jurisdictions in Summit County as follows:
Post Office Background Checks
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office only performs background checks for Post Office applicants for the communities that we patrol (Green, Coventry Twp., Twinsburg Twp., and Northfield Center Twp.). If we are not your policing agency, please contact your local police department, or the Summit County Clerk of Courts for a countywide background check.