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first_img Book Nook to reopen The Pike County Sheriff’s Department completed the fingerprinting of all kindergarten students in the Pike County schools on Friday. Between 500 and 500 students were fingerprinted. Deputies Dennis Riley and Jimmy Simmons took fingerprints at Banks Primary School. The fingerprint cards will be in the safe keeping of the students parents in the event they are needed. Deputy Jimmy Simmons prints Bella Maulden. (Photo/Jaine Treadwell)Sheriff’s safety program makes fingerprint IDs for kindergartenersAs of Friday noon, every kindergarten student in the county and city schools of Pike County has been fingerprintedSeveral years ago, Pike County Sheriff Russell Thomas initiated the Child ID program, which includes fingerprinting all kindergarten students and providing those prints and identification cards to their parents. “Even when we book an individual at the jail, we take five prints off each hand,” he said. “You never know what might happen. A deep cut or burn could keep you from being able to get a good print. So, it’s just a good idea to have a full set of prints.”A fingerprint is unique to each individual.“Nobody else has the same fingerprints,” Riley said. “Fingerprints don’t change. They’re with you forever.”The identification cards are sent home with the student for safekeeping. Print Article By Jaine Treadwell The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… You Might Like Postal drive collects food for needy The U.S. Postal Service Letter Carriers annual Food Drive is set for Saturday and expectations are that the people of… read more Published 6:21 pm Friday, May 13, 2011 Email the author Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Deputy Dennis Riley said between 500 and 600 kindergarten students were fingerprinted this year.“We offer this service to the kindergarten programs at all schools as a service to the community,” Riley said. “Each student is fingerprinted so that if a kid gets lost or goes missing, there will be a record of identification available to the authorities.”Even though a thumbprint would be sufficient identification, Riley said all eight fingers and both thumbs are printed. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Making Prints Sponsored Content “The parents can fill out the personal identifying information that includes things like scars and birthmarks,” Riley said. “These identification cards are useful as long as they are kept dry and safe.”Riley said the identification cards provided by the Pike County Sheriff’s Department have not been needed and hopes are that none of them ever will. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories By The Penny Hoarder Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Skip Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more