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  • Fingerprint & Background

    All parents/guardians wishing to chaperone a field trip must be fingerprinted and have completed a background check.  Please note there is a 14 day processing time so you should be fingerprinted at least 2 weeks prior to a field tripThere is also a series of required SafeSchool safety videos that must be completed prior to volunteering within the school or being a chaperone on a field trip.

    Upcoming Fingerprint Sessions:  April 5th & 13th, May 3rd & 17th, June 7th & 21st @ Northwestern High  (5-7 PM)

    Fingerprinting and Child Protective Services Clearance:  $61.00 

    Locations and hours are as follows: 
    Sasscer Building

    Walk-In (No Appt. Necessary)
    14201 School Lane
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
    Monday - Friday 8 am – 4:45 pm


    Hughes Barney Investigations
    9315 Largo Drive West, #100
    Upper Marlboro, MD  20774
    Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm (Walk-in hours)

    Additional Hours  (By Appointment Only):  
    Monday and Wednesday, 5 pm – 7 pm
    1st and 3rd Saturdays of the Month, 8 am – 12 pm


    E. House Executive Security Professionals, Inc.
    (By Appointment Only)


    4170 Auth Place, Suite 420
    Suitland, Md. 20746

    Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm

    Additional Hours:
    Tuesday and Thursday, 5 pm – 7 pm
    2nd and 4th Saturdays of the Month 8 am – 12 pm


    On-Line Only Commercial Background Checks - $15.00

    Minimum requirement for all volunteers.
    Expires 8/31 of each year.

    Acceptable forms of payment include cash, debit / Visa / Mastercard and money orders.  Personal checks are not accepted.  


    SafeSchool Safety Videos (REQUIRED)

    There are also a series of SafeSchool videos that you will be required to watch prior to being cleared to volunteer within the school or chaperone.  Please click on this link to register:  Register Here

    Once completed, provide a copy of your fingerprinting receipt and a copy of the certificate for each training video you complete to our Main Office staff.  There should be a total of 4 certificates that you will be providing to the school office.  Our office staff will notify teachers accordingly once you are cleared through the fingerprint and background system and you turn in all completion certificates from the required SafeSchool videos.