Watch our webinar on changes to the fingerprinting process for background checks

Last updated September 3, 2021

On July 26, 2021 the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) launched the CT Criminal History Request System (CCHRS) — its new system that relies on digital fingerprinting. The system applies to all agencies and everyone in the state who needs fingerprinting.

To help providers understand how the new step will affect the background check process, OEC held a webinar on August 24, 2021. You can watch a video of the webinar to learn about the:

  • Benefits of digital fingerprinting
  • New step for submitting fingerprints
  • Updates on OEC’s Background Check Information System (BCIS)

Watch the background checks updates webinar on YouTube (English) (Spanish)

If you have any questions, you can:

  • Contact DESPP to ask questions about CCHRS at 860-685-8480
  • Contact OEC to ask questions about background checks at 860-500-4466 or OEC.BC@CT.GOV