Nevada Masonic Kid's
The following are Minimum Standards which Child ID programs must
meet to preserve the image and reputation of the Grand Lodge
and Constituent Lodges:
1. During the initial contact with the
person(s) concerning the site for the ID Session, whether we contact
them or they us, a complete and thorough understanding of the
program must be given. This is so that they do not impart wrong
or misleading information to others. They should be told and provided
A. That the program is free.
B. We retain no information.
C. Parent, Guardian, or legal Care-Giver, must be present to process
D. Parent or Guardian must be present to process a child.
2. A picture of the child must be included.
3. Fingerprints of some type should
be included , even though the methods of obtaining them may vary.
4. The personnel running the program
should not touch the child other than to make fingerprints and
then only in the presence and with the consent of the parent or
5. If a hair or teeth bite sample is
to be taken for color, texture and DNA matching it must be cut
or taken by the parent or guardian and not by the personnel running
the program. This is strictly voluntary on their part.
6. If a ToothPrint or bite impression
is taken to provide for, matching with dental records, tracker
dog scent sample or DNA comparison, it must be done by a trained
adult staffer only. Again, this is strictly voluntary on their
7. All paperwork or forms as filled
out must be returned to the parent or guardian or legal Care-Giver
along with the ID package
8. It must be demonstrated to the parent,
guardian or legal Care-Giver present that all records or entries
on the computer must be deleted or cleared off the computer so
it can not be recalled. This includes data records, pictures and
fingerprints if they are recorded by electronic means through
7. No records are to be kept by the
Lodges. The only authorized record is a count or tally of the
number by age of identifications processed.
"To help you keep your
loved ones safe"
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