Police Records Checks: Frequently Asked Questions about Vulnerable Sector Checks


This is a document answers some of the frequently asked questions regarding the Police Vulnerable Sector Check. It is a document put together by the RCMP. While Volunteer MBC Learning Centre goes to great lengths to maintain the most updated resources, please note that the information in this document may have changed from the date of upload.

Random Defenition: A position of trust or authority is created when an individual's relationship with someone else has any of the following characteristics:

  • Decision-making power
  • Unsupervised access
  • Closeness inherent in the relationship
  • Personal nature of the activity itself

Source: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, retrieved on September 17, 2018

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