I know things are more expensive in The City, but just about every other county in New York manages to perform the background checks for about a third of what NYC is charging. And $95 for fingerprinting? The most I've ever paid was $15.
Originally Posted by snk
NYPD must be paying a whopping mortgage on their headquarters building to justify charging like that.
"A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects." - Robert A. Heinlein, "Time Enough for Love."