Good results happen when "...a community comes together." -- Sheriff Timothy J. Parker
Thanking the many volunteers who assisted the Sheriff's Office in finding a missing child in Hillsdale County.
Report any suspicious activity to the Hillsdale County Sheriff's Office. Working together will make our community a safer place to work and live.

HCSO Fingerprinting & Background Checks

Fingerprinting Hours | Cost

The Hillsdale County Sheriff's Office is authorized to do fingerprinting and criminal background checks for employers. Criminal background checks that do not require fingerprinting can be accessed through the State of Michigan ICHAT (Internet Criminal History Access Tool).

Note:If you are a non-profit organization, you may fill out the registration form on the ICHAT web site to see if you qualify for free background checks for your employees or volunteers.


8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


You may pay with cash, money order or cashier's check.

Livescan Fingerprinting

Ink Fingerprinting

If you have additional questions, you may contact the Hillsdale County Sheriff's Office at (517) 437-7317.

DIAL 911

LOCAL (517) 437-7317

TOLL FREE (800) 437-7317
FAX (517) 437-0822

"To protect and serve our community by maintaining a high standard of honor and integrity through professional service."

Hillsdale County Sheriff's Department. Hillsdale, MI
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