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

Civilian Background


WEB CHECK &  Local Background Checks

Web Check Processor:

 Deputy V. Hall
740-779-1931 Direct
 740-773-1185 Press button 4
740-773-1186 Press button 4

Web Check is an Internet-based program for civilian background checks. Web Check uses the Internet to electronically transfer fingerprints and other data from inquiring agencies to BCI&I.


Rolled ink fingerprints are now available. They will be conducted by appointment only from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Monday-Friday. Contact Dep. J.R. Brooks at 740-773-1186 Ext 167. or email at

Notice: you will need to provide your own fingerprint card(s) from the appropriate agency. Example: ATF or FBI

Request for BCI/FBI Background Check

This document is now required by the State of Ohio. You must fill out this document and present it to the web check deputy before this check can conducted.


  • Monday-Wednesday-Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Closed 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM for Lunch
  • Closed on Holidays
  • BCI Check    $29.00
  • FBI Check     $32.00
  • FBI & BCI Check    $61.00
  • *Sheriff fees included
  • (Payable to Ross County Sheriff's Office)
    • Valid Drivers license or State I.D. REQUIRED

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