1. Criminal Record Check – Employment / Education / Immigration
- must have 2 pieces of identification (one with full date of birth) – at least one piece of photo identification
- must reside in the City of Weyburn
- charge is $50 cash, cheque or debit
2. Criminal Record Check – Volunteer
must have 2 pieces of identification (one with full date of birth) – at least one piece of photo identification
- must reside in the City of Weyburn
- must have a letter from the volunteer organization
- $10 charge
3. Criminal Record Check Process
A Criminal Record Check includes a search of the Canadian Police Information Centre, the Police Reporting Occurrence System and the local indices of the Weyburn Police Service. The following information, if applicable, will be included in the letter:
- All adult convictions found in the Canadian Police Information Centre, the Police Reporting Occurrence System and the local indices of the Weyburn Police Service.
- All young offender convictions found in the Canadian Police Information Centre.
- A statement regarding charges before the courts will be included if applicable; however, the specific charges or the number of charges are not listed or disclosed.
- All conditions listed in a court order.
- If someone has to be printed to confirm a criminal record in the National Repository, they will additionally receive a Certified Criminal Record from the National Repository in Ottawa.
- Informed Consent – An applicant must provide informed consent prior to undergoing a Criminal Record Check or a Vulnerable Sector Name Check.
- Identification – The applicant must present in person to the Weyburn Police Service, with two valid pieces of identification. One must be government issued and include name, date of birth, a photo and signature.
- Residency – The applicant must reside in this jurisdiction or have a permanent address in the City of Weyburn.
- Vulnerable Sector Check – A Vulnerable Sector Verification is used to determine the possible existence of a criminal record and/or a sexual offence conviction for which an individual has received a pardon. In some cases, fingerprints may be required for submission to the RCMP National Repository of Criminal Records to complete the verification.
- A vulnerable sector must be authorized by the applicant.
- If CPIC shows that the scoring criteria has been met for Flagged Pardoned Sex Offender Records (VS:Y), then prints must be sent to the RCMP National Repository of Criminal Records for confirmation.
- Once received by the police service, the results are communicated directly to the applicant.
- Vulnerable members of society are defined in the Criminal Records Act as persons who, because of age, a disability, or other circumstances, whether temporary or permanent are:
- in a position of dependence on others or
- are otherwise at a greater risk than the general population of being harmed by a person in a position of authority or trust relative to them.
- Some examples of positions involving members of the vulnerable sector are: teachers, social workers, day-care workers, sport coaches and volunteers.
- Outstanding warrants – Outstanding warrants must be dealt with before a Criminal Record Check letter is generated..
- Results – The results of the check will be communicated to the applicant only, with a regular Criminal Record Check taking 2-4 days to complete.
- Fees – Requests for Criminal Record Checks for non-volunteer reasons are charged the approved Weyburn Police Service fee, which is currently $50.00. If prints need to be sent to Ottawa to confirm a vulnerable sector hit or a possible record, an additional charge of $40.00 may apply.