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Jeffrey S. Katz

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804-748-6265 Fax

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Chesterfield County Police Department
P.O. Box 148
Chesterfield, VA 23832

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10001 Iron Bridge Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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Background Checks
Background Check Policy Co-Sponsored Youth Organizations

Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors approved the National Background Check for those individuals associated with cosponsored youth leagues (i.e. coaches, board members, etc). All NEW coaches will be required to go through the new background check process, which includes fingerprinting. All approved individuals will be sent a national background check card with an expiration date of three years. Current background check cardholders may be selected for random background checks.

Frequently Asked Questions About the Co-Sponsored Coaching Background Process Questions and Answers. 

Approved Background Check Cardholders

Download a list of Approved Background Check Cardholders. This list contains an alphabetical list with card expiration dates of coaching cardholders that have completed the background check process and have been approved to coach in Chesterfield County.

Background Check Fingerprinting Processing

These sessions are available for Chesterfield co-sponsored coaches, Fire/EMS volunteers and Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Social Services applicants. Background fingerprinting processing dates and times listed below are the ONLY times and location where this service is provided.

LOCATION: Police Headquarters, 10001 Iron Bridge Road, Chesterfield, VA


  • Saturday, February 17 (8-11 a.m.)
  • Wednesday, February 21 (5-8 p.m.)
  • Saturday, February 24 (8-11 a.m.)
  • Saturday, March 3 (8-11 a.m.)
  • Wednesday, March 7 (5-8 p.m.)
  • Saturday, March 10 (8-11 a.m.)
  • Wednesday, March 14 (5-8 p.m.)
  • Saturday, March 17(8-11 a.m.)
  • Wednesday, March 21 (5-8 p.m.)
  • Saturday, March 24 (8-11 a.m.)
  • Wednesday, March 28 (5-8 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, April 4 (5-8 p.m.)
  • Saturday, April 7 (8-11 a.m.)
  • Wednesday, April 11 (5-8 p.m.)
  • Saturday, April 14 (8-11 a.m.)
  • Wednesday, April 18 (5-8 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, April 25 (5-8 p.m.)

  • Individuals are requested to show a picture identification at the time of fingerprinting.
  • Police Release of Information Form will be required and can be completed in advance.

Groups can request dates/times/locations if large numbers are expected. Please contact Doris Kron at 804-717-6325 for more information.

Background Check Policy

Background Check Policy for Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Co-Sponsored Youth Organizations 

Policy Changes  

  • Felony violation relating to drug distribution is now a barrier crime.
  • Felony violation of drug possession has changed from within five (5) years to eight (8) years.

Procedural Changes (effective January 2005) 

All new coaches will be required to go through the new national background check which will require coaches to submit in person a new application form, show a picture ID and be fingerprinted.

  • Existing coaching card holders who received their cards prior to January 2005 will start to receive a letter in the mail stating that they have been randomly selected to go through the fingerprint process to receive a current National Background Check coaching card. If you receive this letter, you have 60 days to attend a background session. Existing coaching cardholders should NOT come to be fingerprinted at a background check session until they receive the renewal letter in the mail.