In Indiana, background checks for employment are required for child care facilities, child care ministries, home health care agencies, nurse aides, unlicensed employees of health care facilities, and private detectives and their personnel.
Home health care agencies are prohibited from employing anyone to provide services in a patient's or client's temporary or permanent residence if that person's limited criminal history indicates that the person has been convicted of rape, criminal deviate conduct, exploitation of an endangered adult, failure to report battery, neglect or exploitation of an endangered adult or theft, if the conviction for theft occurred less than 10 years before the person's application date.
A home health agency may not employ a person to provide services in a patient's or client's temporary or permanent residence for more than three calendar days without receipt of that person's limited criminal history, unless the Indiana central repository for criminal history information is solely responsible for failing to provide the person's limited criminal history to the home health agency within the required time.
Limited criminal history information may be used in determining whether to grant or deny a teaching license.
Private detective licensees in Indiana must furnish their employees with
identification cards containing the employee's thumb print. In addition, the
licensee must maintain a full set of each employee's fingerprints (both hands)
on file and file a duplicate set with the Indiana State Police.