Summit County sheriff’s office opens live scan fingerprinting services to public |

Summit County sheriff’s office opens live scan fingerprinting services to public

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office has announced the availability of new improvements to fingerprint services at the Summit County Justice Center. The sheriff’s office said it worked with security company IDEMIA to make “live scan” fingerprinting services available to the public. The new service does away with ink-based fingerprinting and digitizes the print information, as well as giving applicants other options.

“This is an exciting and welcome improvement over rolling finger-tips in black printers ink and onto a paper card for those in need of background checks,” Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons said in a press release. “While inked print services are still available, this new technology is a faster and more accurate method.”

These changes were influenced by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation when it announced inked fingerprint cards would no longer be accepted in the future. For more information on live scan fingerprinting and fingerprint requirements, visit the CBI website at The sheriff’s office will no longer be accepting scheduled walk-ins, and instead directs all applicants to schedule their fingerprinting through IdentoGo at

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