Individuals who need to be processed for a criminal charge and received a fingerprint order from the district magistrate office should go to the York County Sheriff’s Department located in the York County Judicial Center located at 45 N. George St., York, PA 17401.  Phone : (717) 771-9601

Fingerprinting hours at the York County Sheriff’s Department are Monday - Friday 8 am to 11 pm.

All people applying for employment positions for health care, child care, or teaching are required to comply with specific background clearance and fingerprinting requirements.  To find information about the specific firgerprinting requirements, please click anywhere on this paragraph to go to a Web site with the required information.  Be sure to check into ALL of the information that can be obtained at the linked Web site.

For other fingerprinting requirements, the Southern Regional Police Department provides fingerprinting free of charge to the residents within the jurisdiction of the Southern Regional Police Department for purposes of employment backgrounds, federal firearms licensing, etc. Individuals that do not live within the jurisdiction of the Southern Regional Police Department should contact their local police department for fingerprinting.  This department will provide fingerprinting to outside jurisdiction residents for a fee of $35.00.  ALL FINGERPRINTING SHOULD CALL 717-235-3944 TO SET UP AN APPOINTMENT.

The Southern Regional Police Department jurisdictions are Shrewsbury Borough, New Freedom Borough, Glen Rock Borough, Railroad Borough, Stewartstown Borough, Southeastern School District and Southern School District.

Fingerprinting for Southeastern and Southern School Districts will be for school employment purposes only.

Hours for fingerprinting are Monday – Friday 8 am to 4 pm.



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47 E. High St.
New Freedom, PA 17349
Business number (717) 235-3944
FAX: (717) 235-1609

York County Dispatch: 911
Outside of County: (717) 840-2971


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