Fingerprinting Guidelines for Volunteers

Attention: all those who plan to volunteer this school year:

SERVICES & FEES Fingerprinting and Child Protective Services(CPS)
Clearance $61 – For all PGCPS employees, volunteers assisting on campus more than once each
 school year with students and/or chaperoning on field trips, and independent contractors. 
Commercial Background Check $15 (online only at – 
Only referees, athletic officials and independent contractors who do not have unsupervised access to students may utilize the Commercial Background Check

Prince George’s County PublicSchools (PGCPS) has added two new processing locations. 

The sites will provide evening hours four days a week and Saturday hours from 8 a.m. to noon!
 For questions, call the PGCPS Background Unit at 301-952-7831.


Hughes Barney Investigations 9315 Largo Drive West #100 Upper Marlboro, MD 20774 301-333-1728 

Monday-Friday • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday and Wednesday • 5-7 p.m. (by appointment only) 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month • 8 a.m.-noon (by appointment only) 

E. House Executive Security Professionals Inc. 4170 Auth Place #420 Suitland, MD 20746 301-899-2828 

Monday-Friday • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday • 5-7 p.m. (by appointment only) 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month • 8 a.m.-noon (by appointment only) 

You can also continue to use the PGCPS Background Unit:

 Sasscer Administration Building 14201 School Lane Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 Monday-Friday • 8 a.m.- 4:45 p.m. (no appointment necessary)

 Credit card, money order, cash and company checks accepted