Scioto County Sheriff's Office
1025 Sixteenth Street
Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
CIVILIAN BACKGROUND CHECKS (WEB CHECK) - UPDATE
As the result of the ongoing current COVID-19 pandemic, Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announced that on March 17, 2020 all routine non-essential services provided by the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office - Administrative Division would be suspended until further notice. This action was taken is in accordance with the Ohio Department of Health Director’s Order issued March 15, 2020 along with the legal recommendation of the Scioto County Prosecutors Office and the recommendation of the Scioto County Health Commissioner.
One of the routine non-essential services that were suspended on March 17th included the processing of requests for Civilian Background Checks (Web Check). After consulting with the Director of the Buckeye State Sheriff's Association, Sheriff Donini has determined that the Scioto County Sheriff's Office will resume accepting and processing of requests for Civilian Background Checks (Web Check) with some modifications to ensure the health and safety of the public and the employees of the Scioto County Sheriff's Office.
We will resume the process by appointments only! Appointments will be scheduled from 8:30 am through 3:30 pm every Monday, Wednesday and Friday (excluding 11:30 am to 12:30 pm for lunch hour).
In order to assure that your request for a Civilian Background Check is processed successfully in the most efficient manner, we are asking that you please thoroughly read and understand "all" of the information attached below which includes; Civilian Background Check Requirements and the Civilian Background Form.
Those applicants who failed to follow the instructions provided may be required to reschedule another appointment at a later date. Please read and thoroughly understand all of the information. Our main concern is to ensure the health and safety of the public and the employees of the Scioto County Sheriff's Office.