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  • Accurate Biometrics awarded Chicago Board of Education (CBOE) / Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Contract for Comprehensive Fingerprinting Services

    Accurate Biometrics was awarded the CPS contract Specification No. 21-055 for Comprehensive Fingerprinting Services, a 3-year contract with two 1-year extensions. Accurate Biometrics is honored to have served the Chicago Public System through consecutive contract awards and is proud to be selected to continue this service.

  • Accurate Biometrics launches Managed Services Solution (MSS) to Increase Efficiency / Productivity and Ensure Compliance in Applicant Processing

    Accurate Biometrics is pleased to announce the launch of our MSS management system that enables organizations to improve organization and cost efficiency; ensure compliance with applicant processing; reduce applicant cycle time; and meet state and federal security and privacy standards for employment and other purposes. Among the features offered are automated and managed background registry checks, customized applicant tracking and real-time reporting. Basic service is included for all client accounts, with advanced and customized features available for enterprise clients. We are able to provide this service to clients even if applicant fingerprints are captured by another vendor.

  • Accurate Biometrics is proud to partner with Visual Connections, LLC in the Fingerprint Task Order awarded as part of the CMS-HHS PEO IDIQ Contract

    Accurate Biometrics is proud to partner with Visual Connections, LLC in the contract award by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This specific task order for fingerprint-based background check services is part of a larger CMS PEO IDIQ contract initiative to detect and prevent fraud within the Medicare/Medicaid system. Team VC will provide Channeling and Non-Channeling services for CMS-HHS to satisfy CMS license regulation of high risk Durable Medical Equipment providers. Accurate Biometrics has been the incumbent FBI Channeler on the project since 2014 and is honored to continue this service under prime partner – Visual Connections. This contract award was three years in the making and the expertise of Team VC is committed to support CMS critical initiatives.

  • Accurate Biometrics awarded a 5-year contract extension for FBI Channeling Services

    Accurate Biometrics, Inc was awarded a 5-year Channeling Service contract under the FBI Criminal Justice Information Division (CJIS). Accurate Biometrics has continuously held the FBI Channeling contract since 2006. FBI-approved Channelers capture fingerprints and relevant data, forward the data electronically to the CJIS Division for a national Identity History Summary (IdHS) check, and receive and deliver summary check results to the agency or individual.

  • Accurate Biometrics recognized as an Essential Operation by the Office of the Governor, JB Pritzker

    As Security Staff under the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), Accurate Biometrics is recognized as providing an Essential Service, and is not subject to stay-at-home directives. Accurate Biometrics is dedicated to serving our health and childcare communities, first responders and vital state agencies during this challenging time. Our company follows stringent sanitary requirements for our staff and locations, as well as social distancing for applicant processing.

  • Accurate Biometrics appoints Raymond Palys as new company President

    Accurate Biometrics, Chicago’s leading fingerprint service provider, is pleased to announce that Raymond Palys has been appointed President of Accurate Biometrics, Inc. Ray brings more than 35 years of business experience, including 25 years as a business management consultant focusing in the areas of strategic planning, organizational development, performance management, financial control and business excellence. Ray has worked as a consultant to Accurate Biometrics for the last 3 years.

  • Accurate Biometrics awarded contract for Live Scan Fingerprinting Services by Fermilab

    Accurate Biometrics, Inc was awarded the “Live Scan Fingerprinting Services” contract for Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, located in Batavia, IL. The purpose of the contract is to provide live scan fingerprinting services for specific Fermi Research Alliance LLC employees, to conduct FBI fingerprint-based criminal history record information background checks.

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  • Accurate Biometrics Awarded Contract by the State of South Carolina for the Management of Fingerprint-based Background Checks.

    Accurate Biometrics, a nationwide fingerprint service provider has been awarded up to a five-year contract with the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation for receiving, storing and reporting fingerprint-based background check results in support of state licensing requirements.

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  • Ernst & Young Announces Accurate Biometrics CEO Peggy Critchfield and President Tim Daniels as Entrepreneur Of The Year® Semi-Finalists in the Midwest Region

    Accurate Biometrics announced company leaders Peggy Critchfield, CEO and Tim Daniels, President were selected as semi-finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Midwest Region. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Global award program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies

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  • CPS Re-Fingerprinting Special Initiative

    Accurate Biometrics completes a large scale, time sensitive initiative for long-term customer, the Chicago Public Schools, fingerprinting all employees, vendors, and volunteers to allow all schools to open for the 2018/2019 year with 100% compliance in background checks.

  • Timothy Daniels Named as President of Accurate Biometrics

    Accurate Biometrics promotes Chief Financial Officer Tim Daniels to President. Current President, Peggy Critchfield, will assume the role of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

  • Awarded California Department of Insurance Statewide Contract

    Accurate Biometrics is awarded contract with the California Department of Insurance for the second consecutive 6-year term.

  • Timothy Daniels Awarded Prestigious “Four under Forty” Award

    Accurate Biometrics’ Chief Financial Officer Tim Daniels is recognized by Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business as a 2018 “Four under Forty” award recipient.

  • Peggy Critchfield nominated for the Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” Award

    First nominated in 2008, this is Peggy’s fourth nomination for this prestigious award.

  • New Florida Office Opens in Tampa

    Accurate Biometrics expands into the Florida with the opening of a Tampa office. Accurate Biometrics is certified by FDLE to collect fingerprint for all purposes needed by the State of Florida, and as an FBI Channeler is able to perform services required by the FBI and FINRA in the Tampa office.

  • Conference Speaker, IAPD/IPRA “Soaring to New Heights” Conference

    Accurate Biometrics presented at the Illinois Park and Recreation Districts, Forest Preserves and Conservation Conference. Tammi Kestel provided a valuable seminar on the benefits fingerprint-based criminal background checks for employees and volunteers, enacted through legislation (National Child Protection Act of 1993 (NCPA), Public Law 103-209) to provide expanded access by park districts to CHRI, including juvenile data.

  • Accurate Biometrics now offering Access and Review for Expungements

    Accurate Biometrics becomes the first to make available to Illinois Citizens Access and Review fingerprinting for those wanting to expunge their records.

  • Ernst & Young Entreprenuer of the Year Award

    Accurate Biometrics nominated for a 3rd time for the Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

  • New Website Launched

    Accurate Biometrics launches new interactive website with compatability to mobile devices.

  • Awarded Federal Contract

    Accurate Biometrics awarded renewal contract on their Federal Contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

  • Awarded Board of Education Contract

    Accurate Biometrics awarded new 3 year contract by the Chicago Board of Education to provide fingerprinting services for all the Chicago Public Schools. This new contract will represent 15 straight years Accurate Biometrics has provided this service.

  • FINRA Certified

    Accurate Biometrics becomes one of only 13 companies in the United States to be certified by FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) to provide fingerprinting services to the securities industry and it’s regulators, including securities brokers-dealers, banks, and FINRA members.

  • Medical Cannabis

    Accurate Biometrics’ 50 Illinois Locations Gearing Up to Provide Fingerprint Services for Next Wave of Medical Cannabis Patient Applicants

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  • Medical Cannabis

    Accurate Biometrics starts fingerprinting for the Illinois Department of Public Health Medical Cannabis Program.

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service Contract

    Accurate Biometrics awarded Federal Contract from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for fingerprint-based background checks for authorized representatives of Medicare providers and suppliers as a part of their enrollment process.

  • Arizona Department of Insurance

    Accurate Biometrics selected by Prometrics to do Arizona fingerprinting for applicant testing for the Arizona Department of Insurance

  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year

    Accurate Biometrics interviewed as nominee for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

  • Concealed Carry Applications

    Concealed carry permit applications accepted online by Illinois State Police

  • Illinois Department of Public Health

    Accurate Biometrics awarded new Illinois Department of Public Health Contract for healthcare workers

  • FBI Channeling Contract

    Accurate Biometrics awarded new FBI Channeling Contract

  • Illinois Master Fingerprinting

    Accurate Biometrics awarded new Illinois Master Fingerprinting Contract

  • Illinois Master Fingerprinting

    Accurate Biometrics Announces it has been Awarded the Master Fingerprinting Services Contract for Illinois For a Fourth Consecutive Time.

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  • 1,000,000th Fingerprint!

    Accurate Biometrics Proudly Announces Its One Millionth Fingerprint Scan.

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  • Certified Illinois Female Business Enterprise (FBE)

    Accurate Biometrics becomes a Certified Illinois Female Business Enterprise (FBE) under the Illinois Business Enterprise Program (BEP).

  • Chicago Public Schools Contract

    Accurate Biometrics Awarded the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Fingerprinting Services Contract.

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  • WOSB Certification

    Accurate Biometrics awarded WOSB Certification by United States Women's Chamber of Commerce.

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  • California Department of Insurance Contract

    Accurate Biometrics Is Awarded Fingerprint Contract with the California Department of Insurance (CDI).

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  • Chicago Park District Contract

    Accurate Biometrics is awarded Chicago Park District fingerprinting contract for third consecutive time.

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  • FBI Channeling Contract

    Accurate Biometrics is Awarded Fingerprint Channeling Contract by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

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  • First To Offer FBI Fingerprint Background Checks

    Accurate Biometrics First in United States to offer FBI fingerprint background check requests direct to the FBI.

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  • United States Navy Contract

    Accurate Biometrics awarded Fingerprinting Services contract for the United States Navy.

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  • Master Fingerprinting - 3rd Consecutive Term

    Accurate Biometrics awarded Master Fingerprinting Services contract for Illinois for 3rd consecutive term.

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  • IDPH Healthcare Worker Contract

    Accurate Biometrics awarded IDPH Healthcare Worker contract

  • Ernst & Young Entrepeneur Nominee

    Peggy Critchfield is named as a nominee for the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

  • 1 of 19 Direct Channelers To FBI

    Accurate Biometrics selected to be one of only nineteen corporations in the United States to be a direct “channeler” to the FBI.

  • Master Fingerprinting Contract

    Accurate Biometrics awarded the Master Fingerprinting Contract in Illinois.

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