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County to spend $50,000 on fingerprinting pilot

by David Meyer

GUELPH - The Wellington County Police Services Board estimates it will take about $50,000 to participate in a fingerprinting pilot project.

Called Live Scan Fingerprinting, the program will speed the process for those who want fingerprints taken as a requirement for jobs and for some volunteer positions.

Warden Chris White presented the recommendations of the Police Services Board at county council on Oct. 27.

He said there are problems in the current program, “probably because of the similarity of names, it can take forever at the RCMP.”

White said “This is relatively instant fingerprinting.”

Councillor Gord Tosh told council of his recent experience when he got a new job. He said, “It took me three months to get a job because of the wait.”

Council approved the minutes of the board’s report and thus approved the fingerprinting recommendation to take part in the pilot project.

 

November 11, 2011

 
 

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