Contrators/Vendors


Contractors and Vendors

All contractors or vendors who desire to work with the Manatee County Sheriff's Office must have a background check and be fingerprinted. Please review the information below and complete the Background Waiver and Security Addendum. Once complete, please contact Human Resources at (941)747-3011, ext. 2132 to schedule an appointment. Any persons requesting security access to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office facilities must meet the following criteria:

Felony Convictions:

  • No prior felony convictions
  • Must not currently be on probation or any other form of supervision involving the legal system

NOTE: Persons with felony charges/convictions over ten years old may be considered on a case by case basis.

Misdemeanor Convictions:

  • No prior violent misdemeanor convictions
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving firearms/weapons
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving drug offenses within the last 3 years
  • No other misdemeanor convictions involving charges of moral turpitude within the last 5 years from the date of disposition
  • Must not currently be on probation or any other form of supervision involving the legal system

Other situations which may result in a denial of access:

  1. Persons with a history of domestic violence
  2. Persons involuntarily admitted under the Baker Act or Marchman Act
  3. Persons currently under criminal investigation by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office or other law enforcement agency
  4. Persons with pending criminal charges or for whom criminal charges are imminent
  5. Persons known by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office to be fellow travelers or associates of gang members or known criminals
  6. Persons whose immigration status is unknown or unverifiable
  7. Persons deemed ineligible by the Sheriff

Documents for review:

  1. CJIS Security Policy (PDF)
  2. NCIC Operating Manual (ZIP)
  3. Title 28, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 20 (PDF)

Forms to be completed:

  1. Background Waiver (PDF)
  2. Security Addendum (PDF)