Columbia County Sheriff's Office
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office does Live Scan fingerprinting permitted by the New York
State Division of Criminal Justice Services
.  This includes only pistol license applications
and Sheriff's Office employee applicants
.  Any other live scan fingerprints must be done at a
location as directed by the company or agency you are being printed for.      

Anyone who is still issued an ink fingerprint card
can have ink impressions done at the Sheriff's
on Thursdays between the hours of 7:00AM and 6:00PM.  No appointment is necessary.  
Persons to be fingerprinted must have a valid photo identification at the time they are fingerprinted.
There is a $5.00 fee (exact change or personal check accepted for payment).   

Additionally, the Operation SAFE CHILD information/ID cards for children with the child's
photo and fingerprint
may be obtained by a parent or guardian by contacting 518-828-0601 X 1411.
There is no fee for the SAFE CHILD program.  To request the Operation SAFE CHILD for your public
event, please make your request in writing to Sheriff David W. Harrison, Jr., at the Sheriff's Office, 85
Industrial Tract, Hudson, New York 12534.

The Operation SAFE CHILD Program will also be provided at the Columbia County Fair in Chatham
and various other community days and events that the Sheriff's Command Vehicle attends.
David P. Bartlett, SHERIFF                     John W. Davi, UNDERSHERIFF
Copyright ©2006 Columbia County Sheriff's Office, Hudson, NY 12534