Crimes That Will Get Your Fingerprint Card Revoked

Anyone who contracts with DES or seeks employment with a vendor agency to provide services to children or vulnerable adults must have a valid Fingerprint Clearance Card issued by DPS. These cards are good for six years, unless they are otherwise suspended or revoked.

Crimes that lead to getting your fingerprint card revoked

The following are crimes that if you are arrested for, your fingerprint clearance card will be suspended, and possibly also revoked along with a possible suspension or termination of your employment.

  • Sexual abuse of a vulnerable adult
  • Incest
  • Homicide, including first or second degree murder, manslaughter and negligent homicide
  • Sexual assault or abuse
  • Sexual exploitation
  • Child abuse.
  • Felony child neglect.
  • Abuse of a vulnerable adult.
  • Sexual conduct with a minor.
  • Molestation
  • Taking a child for the purpose of prostitution as prescribed in section 13-3206.
  • Neglect or abuse of a vulnerable adult
  • Sex trafficking
  • Production, publication, sale, possession and presentation of obscene items
  • Luring a minor for sexual exploitation
  • Enticement of persons for purposes of prostitution
  • Procurement by false pretenses of person for purposes of prostitution
  • Procuring or placing persons in a house of prostitution
  • Receiving earnings of a prostitute
  • Causing one’s spouse to become a prostitute
  • Detention of persons in a house of prostitution for debt.
  • Keeping or residing in a house of prostitution or employment in prostitution
  • Pandering
  • Transporting persons for the purpose of prostitution, polygamy and concubinage.
  • Portraying adult as a minor
  • Admitting minors to public displays of sexual conduct
  • Any felony offense involving contributing to the delinquency of a minor
  • Unlawful sale or purchase of children
  • Child bigamy
  • Felony drug or alcohol related offenses if committed within five years before the date of applying for a level I fingerprint clearance card
  • Felony indecent exposure
  • Felony public sexual indecency
  • Terrorism
  • Any offense involving a violent crime
  • Trafficking of persons for forced labor or services
  • Misdemeanor indecent exposure
  • Misdemeanor public sexual indecency
  • Aggravated criminal damage
  • Theft
  • Theft by extortion
  • Shoplifting
  • Forgery

You can find a full list of crimes that can lead to getting your fingerprint card revoked here.