Upgrading a safety program for city workers and residents,
For the last 10 years, the Live Scan program, which uses fingerprints to determine whether potential workers and contacts have a criminal past, checked records in
"We don't want someone coming from another state who has committed an egregious act," said Glendale City Clerk Ardy Kassakhian. "In the past, if you were to apply for a tobacco vendor or taxi cab or
Kassakhian and Glendale Human Resources Director
"As we see a spike in identity theft and other crimes across the nation, this added security measure is an important safeguard in terms of personal and community safety," Doyle said in a statement.
In addition to using the service for its own staff, the city offers Live Scan to residents and local businesses for a fee. On Monday that fee will increase $19, and will cost $76 in most cases.
The city offers Live Scan fingerprinting during normal business hours on weekdays at 141 N. Glendale Ave., suite 346. No appointment is necessary.
For more information, call the Administrative Services Department at (818) 550-4700 or visit the Live Scan Services page at http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/admin-svcs/livescan.asp.
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