To enhance safety and security of APS students and staff, hiring managers, school administrators, program/project managers, and volunteer coordinators, etc. should must give consent to APS to perform fingerprinting and criminal background check services. Fingerprinting and criminal background checks are required to authorize: (1) issuance of an APS identification (ID) badge, and/or (2) controlled access to APS facilities for all APS employees, contractors, volunteers, and district partners. All fields on the consent form must be completed, reviewed, and signed by current and prospective applicants to ensure accurate and timely processing of requested services. To avoid safety risks, fingerprinting and background check, ID badging, and access control services will not be completed without proper, advanced approval of a completed request form. All completed, approved request forms should be submitted at the time of service to maximize the customer service experience for every prospective APS employee, contractor, volunteer, and/or district partner.