County Sheriff's Office, Ohio - Sheriff George W. Lavender, Jr.


Kid Print Program

    The Kid Print program was started to help Parents, Grandparents and Guardians help protect their children. The process takes about 5 min to perform. When completed, the Parent receives a ID card with the child's name, birth date, photo, and right thumb print.  Items that are placed in our database are parents names, date of birth, eye color, hair color, weight, height, home address, and issue date.  It is important that parents get their children's I.D.'s renewed every 2 years at the maximum. This is to keep the database up-to-date on appearance of the child and any and all changes that the child may experience. 

To make the process more efficient, a downloadable Child  Information and Parental Consent Form can be downloaded to better improve accuracy during the ID process. You may download the document HERE


        Since 2005 the Ross County Sheriff's Office has been proud  to offer parents of the children  in our community peace of mind by providing child identification  cards to be used in the event that a

child becomes lost or is abducted. This identification card  provides law enforcement  with up to date information which can be used to quickly disseminate  to all authorities a physical description  and

 photograph. By providing  this information quickly, search efforts can be started  immediately  and if necessary amber  alerts issued in a timely manner.  This program has been very well received in the

 community and the Ross County Sheriff's Office has issued over 8,000 of these cards since it' s inception.  The Ross County Sheriff's Office attends  numerous community events throughout the year and

 the child identification  program is our most requested  item when attending these events.

For more Information  contact Dep. Matt Large or Dep. J.R. Brooks