CITY OF HENDERSONVILLE, TN
Mayor R.J. "Hank" Thompson

FINGERPRINTING

1. Briefly describe the structure of your program.

Whenever fundraisers or events in the city are held, the police department can set up a booth to fingerprint children. The card is given to the parent and can be used as a means of identification if the child should become lost or abducted.

2. When was the program created and why?

The program was begun in 1985-86 as a public service to the community.

3. How is the program financed?

The only costs are duty time of officers as this is done by officers on duty.

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