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 its amendment are as follows: the National Child Protection Act, the Foley Act, and the Volunteers for Children Act.  These laws are sometimes named for sponsors or […]

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We have been fingerprinting the staff in several recreation centers and municipalities throughout the South Florida. Employed and Volunteering athletic coaches were among the individuals we screened for Level II clearance. For general view and considerations we elected to post the law on required screening for athletic coaches in Florida. Florida Statute 943.0438 Athletic coaches for […]

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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 in scholarship programs, then VECHS program run by Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is exactly what you need.   VECHS (Volunteer and Employee Criminal […]

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We have been fingerprinting the Practical Nursing and Health Science students for colleges and universities located in South Florida. Student have been questioning us on the reason for such screening. We made an investigative research and would like to post it for public view and consideration.   1. In accordance with  standard/requirement of the Joint […]

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 is authorized by the National Child Protection Act (NCPA) (1993), as amended, and Florida Statute 943.0542 (1999).   The mission of the program is to […]

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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. This crime was allegedly committed by an individual who had at one time worked as a subcontracted mason at Jessica Lunsford’s school. The Act focused […]

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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,” is required for all federal criminal background checks conducted for employment and licensing purposes.   Three of these laws permit nursing facilities to seek criminal […]

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 in Section 409.175 F.S. “Summer day camps” are recreational, educational, and other enrichment programs operated during summer vacations for children who are 5 years of […]

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 businesses from Kendall to Naples used our on-site electronic fingerprinting services in 2010-2011. And as a respond to ongoing requests from loyal and new customers […]

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