"The silence was striking" says one of the riders who led The Queen's funeral procession
Read about the experience of the Musical Ride troop's participation in The Queen's funeral procession in London from the Officer in Charge of the Musical Ride.
Workshop teaches strategies to bridge communication gaps
An instructional workshop in Manitoba highlights how to communicate with individuals who have a speech, language or communication disability.
RCMP officer makes wish come true for young man with autism
A video call with an RCMP officer was a birthday wish come true for a young man with autism.
New phrasebook introduces RCMP officers to Inuit languages
A new phrasebook is helping RCMP officers in Nunavut become more familiar with the Inuit languages.
RCMP employees share fitness expertise to motivate others (Health and Wellness Series, Part 4)
Across the country, RCMP employees are finding ways to stay fit and inspire others.
Linguistic diversity supports communities and police work
Across the country, RCMP officers speak a variety of languages to best serve Canadians from coast to coast to coast.
New RCMP fitness test will better reflect demands of police work (Health and Wellness Series, Part 3)
Read how a new fitness test will ensure front-line RCMP officers can keep up with the physical demands of police work.
In this Q&A, RCMP A/Commr Ches Parsons shares his story of trauma to help others (Health and Wellness Series, Part 2)
A/Commr. Ches Parsons took time off in 2022 to deal with PSTD. He wants his story to spread awareness about mental health and encourage others to take care of their wellbeing.
RCMP embrace Métis culture and history at 'Back to Batoche Days' festival
Each year, thousands of people flock to Batoche, Sask., for a celebration of Métis culture and history. This year, RCMP officers joined in the festivities.
'Life-saving' program helps RCMP officers return to work after trauma (Health and Wellness Series, Part 1)
Read how RCMP officers are helping their colleagues return to work as part of the National Reintegration Program.
RCMP officers save lives in daring fire response
Fast-acting RCMP officers saved lives during an apartment fire on a cold January night in North Battleford, Sask.
Refresher training helps officers get impaired drivers off the road
A pair of RCMP officers in British Columbia have offered their colleagues continuing education in the detection and apprehension of impaired drivers. Learn about their efforts in the latest RCMP Gazette article.
Building a better path to restorative justice in Manitoba
A new referral process in Manitoba is making it easier for RCMP officers to direct offenders toward restorative justice. Read about this community approach in which the offender works to repair the harm caused by their actions.
First Nations leaders honour local officers for making community safer
First Nations leaders thanked officers from the Spiritwood RCMP detachment in northern Saskatchewan earlier this year for their work seizing drugs and weapons in the community.
RCMP expanding partnership with Alberta therapists to respond to mental health calls
The RCMP in Alberta is working with provincial therapists to give mental health support to people in need.
Q&A with an expert in electronic surveillance on the challenges and opportunities of collecting evidence
Read our Q&A with Sgt. Dave Cobey, who specializes in the complex process of how police can request, access and use electronic surveillance tools to investigate serious crimes.
Sharing information critical in fight against human trafficking
Read how the RCMP is raising awareness to combat human trafficking across the country.
RCMP officers go wild helping animals on West Coast
What do a beaver, seal, and goose have in common? All three were recently rescued by RCMP officers in B.C.
Tip helps police recover hundreds of stolen tools
Read how the Manitoba RCMP worked to return hundreds of stolen tools to their rightful owners.
B.C. officers' small gestures help comfort families
Three officers share their stories about offering words of comfort and small acts of kindness to help someone in a difficult situation.
Workshop brings to light Black Canadian experience
Read how a workshop is helping RCMP officers and employees better understand the African Canadian experience.
RCMP training officers on cryptocurrency
Crimes in Canada tied to cryptocurrency continue to skyrocket. To combat this trend, the RCMP is training more officers to handle crypto-related investigations.
Black officers connect with potential recruits
To increase diversity in the RCMP, four officers organized a recruiting session, in winter 2022, for members of the Black and African community in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.
RCMP officers share drug dangers with students in rural Saskatchewan
Following an increase in drug-related calls, RCMP officers in Tisdale, Sask., wanted to raise awareness in the community. A youth-focused drug awareness presentation is one way they're doing that.
Q&A with a victim identification specialist who helps rescue kids from abuse
Read this Q&A with a victim identification specialist whose unit is dedicated to identifying and safeguarding victims depicted in child sexual abuse material.
Mountie's sled dog demos help break the ice with students
Read about how Cst. Richard Collins turned his dog-sledding hobby into a tool to help him forge community relationships.
International child exploitation operation saves 12 kids in Canada, 146 worldwide
A dozen children in Canada have been safeguarded and nearly 50 people in Canada are facing charges following an international online child sexual abuse investigation that started in New Zealand.
National Missing Persons DNA Program supports investigations across the country
Read how the National Missing Persons DNA Program is helping advance investigations and bringing closure for families.
The musical ride returns
Read how the RCMP musical ride is preparing to resume the tour in 2022 after a two-summer hiatus during the pandemic.
RCMP celebrates resilient telecommunications staff
The RCMP has recognized four of its telecommunications operators for their outstanding work at Operational Communications Centres supporting police and the public.
RCMP's deepest underwater mission returns deceased man to family
A team of RCMP divers demonstrated skill and persistence while on a recovery mission north of the Arctic Circle. Using a remotely operated vehicle, the team recovered the body of a bulldozer operator who crashed through the ice.
Just the facts: romance scams
Canadians lost millions to romance scams in 2021. The emotional losses can be just as shocking. Check out more facts on romance scams.
RCMP across the country preparing for 150th anniversary in 2023
May 23 marks the RCMP's 149th anniversary. In 2023, the organization is planning to highlight its history from coast to coast to coast to mark 150 years since its creation. Read more about what's in store.
Rescu app an added tool to find missing kids
Thousands of children go missing each year. To help find them, the Missing Children's Society of Canada has launched an app that helps people access information about open and active missing children cases across the country.
Police help victim of crypto-fraud get money back
Cryptocurrency fraud investigators with the Durham Regional Police Service and RCMP recently teamed up to track, seize and return the cryptocurrency of an Ontario man.
RCMP officers weigh risks and act fast to save young life
Fast-acting RCMP officers in Moose Lake, Man., saved a child from a house fire.
QR codes help raise awareness about human trafficking
The Nova Scotia Provincial Human Trafficking Unit has launched a QR code campaign to inform people of the signs of human trafficking. Read about the project.
RCMP finalizing details of body-worn camera rollout
In an effort to improve the public's trust in police, the RCMP will begin using body-worn cameras in 2022. Read more about the process of implementing the project.
RCMP steps into fight against disinformation
Fake news is a reality. Learn more about how two RCMP employees have developed a workshop to help Canadians understand and avoid it.
Diver discovery solves decades-old disappearance of Nova Scotia woman
A 20-year historical case is finally closed after a chance discovery by an RCMP Underwater Recovery Team.
Training puts focus on de-escalation
RCMP officers are learning more techniques that can further reduce the number of times physical force is used in police interactions with the public. Read more about the updated Incident Management Intervention Model training.
Keeping calm crucial to working at RCMP Operational Communications Centre
Employees at the RCMP Operational Communications Centre take calls from the public and provide police officers with as much information as possible before they respond to a call. Read our Q&A with a telecommunications supervisor who oversees it all.
New RCMP training reinforces human rights and de-escalation
RCMP Tactical Support Groups are adding a new role to sharpen their focus on de-escalation and taking on new duties supporting other RCMP teams. Read more about their evolving work.
RCMP revamps close-protection training
Read the latest Gazette article to learn how updated training is preparing police officers to safeguard Internationally Protected Persons, like the Prime Minister and the Governor General.
Countering the rise of cryptocurrency fraud
A cryptocurrency is a digital asset that maintains value and can be exchanged for goods and services. But, despite its legitimate uses, criminals are using cryptocurrency to steal Canadians' money and hide their tracks.
Persistence helps reunite mother and son
In September 2021, a mother reunited with her son almost 20 months after her estranged husband abducted their child and fled overseas. Read how specialized RCMP investigators supported Toronto police during the international investigation.
Connecting with communities to reduce crime
The RCMP employs Community Program Officers in Saskatchewan to create and sustain connections with people all over the province to build safe communities together.
RCMP in Congo support local police and victims of violence
There is an epidemic of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo and RCMP officers are part of a large UN Mission to assist. They're working to help victims of gender-based violence and improving policing in the volatile central African country.
RCMP forges close relationships in "city of 100 hellos"
Since launching in the spring, the RCMP's Community Policing Unit in Brooks, Alta. has forged connections with a variety of people both in person and online. Read about officers' work in the city of 100 hellos.
Hockey gear donation boosting spirits in remote Quebec community
To show support after news of a teen girl taking her own life shook the Innu community of Pakua Shipu Que., Cst. Normand Thirnish-Pilot secured a donation of 25 sets of hockey gear for local youth. Read about the project.
Surrey RCMP officer jumps into pool, helps save two lives
When an SUV crashed into a backyard swimming pool in Surrey, B.C., in December, a fast-acting RCMP officer jumped into the water helping save the elderly couple trapped inside. Read more about the rescue.
Just the facts: Cyberbullying
Cyberbullying can have a psychological impact on victims, including anxiety, poor concentration and feelings of hopelessness. Get some essential facts on cyberbullying instances, and its impact on youth in the latest #RCMPgazette article.
New Brunswick RCMP focuses on engaging with Indigenous communities
Community Program Officers for Indigenous communities (CPOI) in New Brunswick provide vital community engagement between the RCMP and the communities they serve. Find out more about their work in our latest article.
Sketching to remember and find the missing
Age-progression sketch artists take the last known available photograph of a person and "age" that person in a new drawing to how they could appear today. This forensic sketch artist is breathing new life into one historical case.
Remote communities accessing Indigenous learning kits to share local history and knowledge
Remote communities along Canada's west coast can now access Indigenous-focused learning kits created by Canadian Geographic.
Charity takes a bite out of retired police dogs' medical bills
When an infection left her retired RCMP service dog, Ned, with a hefty medical bill, one RCMP officer was inspired to help other owners of retired police dogs. Read how this dog mom started the Ned's Wish charity.
Northern communities receiving an extra dose of cheer as part of Adopt a Village initiative
After sending more than 2,200 kg of items to Fort McPherson, N.W.T last year, RCMP employees at National Headquarters are collecting donations for Kinngait, Nunavut for this year's Adopt a Village initiative. Read more about the project.
Toys for the North delivers each year for northern kids
Just like Santa Claus needs elves to make the magic happen on Christmas Day, the RCMP Toys for the North campaign relies on thousands of volunteers to collect and deliver gifts to kids across Canada's North during the festive season.
Virtual RCMPTalks connects youth across Canada (Youth Engagement Series, Part 4)
Have you heard of RCMPTalks? The new speaker sessions are the latest tool RCMP officers and teachers are using to connect with youth across Canada.
RCMP steering youth clear of poor choices (Youth Engagement Series, Part 3)
Staff at the RCMP's Centre for Youth Crime Prevention are always interested in new programming to help young people make positive choices. Find out more in our latest article.
RCMP offers modern strategies to help engage and protect young people (Youth Engagement Series, Part 2)
The RCMP's Youth Officer Training program educates officers and employees so they can help young people avoid becoming victims of everything from bullying to radicalization.
RCMP helps young Indigenous women open a new chapter in their lives (Youth Engagement Series, Part 1)
RCMP officers in British Columbia are helping Indigenous girls gain trust of police while also helping them reconnect with their roots. Read more about these cool cops and what they're doing to earn the title.
Civilian investigators coming to RCMP
The RCMP has created new Civilian Criminal Investigator positions to bring cybercrime and financial crime expertise to its Federal Policing unit.
New detachment totem pole a step forward in reconciliation on Haida Gwaii
Anyone entering the RCMP's Daajing Giids (Queen Charlotte) detachment will now be greeted by a totem pole, a welcome sign in the Haida language and the flag of the Council of the Haida Nation, in British Columbia.
RCMP rips lid off barrel murder case
RCMP investigators preserved and discovered key evidence that led to two first-degree murder convictions in the case of murdered Winnipeg drug dealer Chad Davis whose body was discovered inside a barrel. Read about how their work.
RCMP cadets raise money for cancer during pandemic restrictions
A day of teamwork and comradery at the RCMP's Depot training academy in Regina, Sask. raised more than $25,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society. Read more about the "Amuzing Race" and how it brought cadets together through training-inspired events.
Forensic dentists helping ID human remains in RCMP investigations
Teeth are the most durable part of the body, which is good news for forensic dentists because they can compare dental records from before and after death to determine human identity.
Panel discussion: how can psychologists support police officers better?
RCMP psychologists play an important role delivering services that help keep police officers safe and healthy. Hear from five RCMP employees' on how psychologists can better support police officers.
Inuit youth applying to the RCMP get help from training program
Inuit youth got a little extra help this year while preparing to apply for a career with the RCMP. Read how depot's –the RCMP training academy – Assisted Application Training Program is supporting potential recruits.
Police program jump-starts RCMP careers for nearly 75 Indigenous youth
Each year, the RCMP's Indigenous Pre-Cadet Training Program brings a handful of young Indigenous Canadians, aged 19-29, to Regina for a three-week paid training session at Depot, the forces's training academy.
RCMP cadets train for off-road driving on new track
Sometimes police work takes officers down the back roads. That's why RCMP cadets are learning about off-road driving at the force's training academy. Read how a new driving course is preparing officers for rough roads.
RCMP targets crooks stealing exhaust system part valued for its metal
Across Canada, police are seeing an increase in stolen catalytic converters, an important part of a vehicle's exhaust system. Read how police are tackling the issue.
RCMP's reconciliation efforts growing on Vancouver Island
B.C. RCMP officers in Port Hardy are taking a proactive policing approach to build relationships with local Indigenous communities. Cpl. Chris Voller's dedication was recognized with the British Columbia Reconciliation Award. Read more about the detachmen
RCMP supports park wardens in traffic enforcement
With help from RCMP training and equipment, Parks Canada wardens are now conducting speed enforcement within Newfoundland and Labrador's Terra Nova National Park. Read how it's making roads safer for drivers, vacationers and wildlife.
RCMP arrest leads to sentence of Ottawa man in international child porn investigation
It started with a small tip and ended in one of the RCMP's largest seizures of child sexual abuse imagery. Read how investigators at the National Child Exploitation Crime Centre completed the case.
Pickton investigators studied work done at Ground Zero
The investigation at Robert Pickton's B.C. property was influenced by the recovery efforts in New York in the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks. Read how that happened.
RCMP officer compelled to help at Ground Zero
RCMP Cst. Manny Pizarro unexpectedly found himself in New York City days after the September 11 terrorist attacks, helping with the recovery efforts. Read his personal account of what he experienced.
RCMP officer kept stranded air passengers safe on 9/11
In the early hours after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks in the United States, when diverted flights began to arrive at the international airport in Gander, NL., RCMP Cpl. Mike Hall knew what he had to do.
RCMP photographer remembers her time at Ground Zero
Two months after the 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, an RCMP photographer found herself at the foot of the carnage at the Twin Towers – reporting on the aftermath.
Police-dog services enhancing property crime response
Last year, RCMP Police Dog Services in Alberta responded to nearly 3,000 calls and captured over 900 suspects. Read about how our canine officers support property crime investigations across the province.
RCMP tackles proactive priorities in Prince George, B.C.
In Prince George, B.C. two specialized RCMP units are targeting drug trafficking, property crime and prolific offenders. Read more about their work and how they help keep the community safe.
Mental-health service offers anonymity to first responders, RCMP
RCMP and other first responders in Saskatchewan and Quebec have access to a free and private online program that can help them manage anxiety, depression and trauma. Read more about those efforts.
RCMP helps stop malware that stole millions from Canadians
This year, RCMP efforts played a key role in deactivating Emotet – malicious software designed to use computer networks around the world to steal millions of dollars. Read more about their efforts.
Iraq work informs officer's new northern job
Nunavut RCMP Supt. Marie-Claude Côté draws upon her international peacekeeping work with her new posting.
Technology supports RCMP N.S. traffic enforcement
Traffic surveyors are helping the Halifax District RCMP Traffic Unit increase road safety, strategically respond to complaints and enforce the rules of the road. Read more about the initiative.
Building connections to police in the Prairies
RCMP officers in Powerview, MB., have a lot to keep them busy. Read about their work and the opportunities the detachment provides.
Persistent police work helps nab fraudster
Persistence paid off for RCMP Cst. Jennifer Brady when a massive fraud case she investigated for months led to an arrest. Read how investigators caught the suspect.
Canmore, Alta., RCMP gets first Hybrid police car
The RCMP in Canmore Alta. just added the first hybrid police cruiser to their fleet. Read more about how the national police force is going green.
RCMP researching officers' operational stress
RCMP cadets are a major part of a new study on operational stress that will ultimately contribute to new initiatives to support all officers' mental health. Read about the work.
Depot continues training during the pandemic
With some modifications, the RCMP was able to keep the force's training academy open and graduating cadets during the pandemic. Read about what they did to make it happen.
RCMP adjusts training to support Indigenous policing
The RCMP-run Canadian Police College is committed to serving the national policing community and their organizations' needs. Read about one such course that's supporting Indigenous policing.
RCMP teams set to battle money laundering
The RCMP has created money laundering teams to track and curb criminals' efforts to legitimize their illegally earned money. Read about their work.
Program helps young women face modern challenges
Young people face modern challenges that can be difficult to overcome. Read how the RCMP's Project Lavender is giving girls and young women the tools to deal with their problems so they can make positive life decisions.
RCMP offers training to track human traffickers
The RCMP in Alberta is helping train law enforcement and staff at Edmonton International Airport to identify human trafficking. Read more about the signs they look for.
Nova Scotia opens state-of-the-art 911-dispatch centre
Nova Scotia RCMP 911 police dispatchers are now answering calls at their new state-of-the-art Operational Communications Centre at their Dartmouth headquarters. Read more about the new facility.
RCMP helps bring phone lines to small-town Alberta
Many residents of Bearspaw First Nation, in Alberta, finally have a phone line in their home, thanks to the cooperation between residents the RCMP and Telus. Read more about the initiative.
Just the Facts – Organized Crime
RCMP officers and employees deal with organized criminals every day. Read about some of the realities of organized crime in Canada.
Caregivers need to be engaged to monitor and help kids online
Fighting online child exploitation is a team effort that involves police and caregivers protecting and arming young people with the skills to stay safe. Read more about what the RCMP is doing and how you can help.
RCMP highway unit addresses PEI policing priorities
The PEI RCMP's Provincial Priority Unit is focused on traffic enforcement, but the dynamic team can adapt to support the Island's policing needs. Read about its work across the province.
From constable to top cop, three commissioners share their experiences (Q&A)
Together, RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki, former RCMP Commissioner Bev Busson and former OPP Commissioner Gwen Boniface have more than 100 years of policing experience. Read this personal account of their careers.
Crime reduction in Nanaimo gets boost from safety audits
The RCMP is partnering with the City of Nanaimo, B.C., and criminology students to conduct safety audits so residents feel safer in their community. Read about this joint effort.
Teamwork and technology key to finding fishing vessel
State-of-the-art technology and support from federal partners were key in helping RCMP divers from British Columbia and Nova Scotia find a sunken fishing vessel in January. Read more about this challenging work.
RCMP helps women's hockey team feel united with new jerseys
The women's hockey team in Whale Cove, Nunavut, is wearing new jerseys thanks to support from the RCMP. Read more about the community's love of the sport and the jersey project.
COVID scams can look convincing, RCMP warns
Fraudsters are using COVID-19 to trick Canadians into parting with their hard-earned cash or revealing sensitive information. Read how the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre is tracking these scams and sharing tips to avoid them.
Police dog leads rescuers to man lost in the woods
RCMP Cpl. Jason Muzzerall and his police service dog Jerry found a man buried in snow near Happy Valley-Goose Bay, N.L. Read how the efforts of the entire search team led to a happy ending.
Crime analysts uncover trends to support police work
The Saskatchewan RCMP issued an alert last December after crime analysts saw an increase in break-ins at churches. Read how analysts support police work across the province.
New interview room provides safe space for victims
A new interview room at the Battlefords and Area Sexual Assault Centre is helping victims of sexual violence speak to police in a more comfortable environment. Read about this collaborative effort.
RCMP and conservation officers share backcountry expertise
In Fort St. John, B.C., you may spot the RCMP and B.C. Conservation Officer Service working together on ride checks, patrols and human-wildlife interactions. Read more about their collaboration.
Officer works with community to offer learner's licence course
The RCMP is helping community groups in Stoney Nakoda First Nation bring driver's education classes to local youth. Students are learning the rules of the road and safe driving habits like being aware of wildlife.
Teamwork and training save man from icy waters
Thanks to quick-thinking RCMP officers in Grand Rapids, Man., a man who fell into the icy Saskatchewan River was saved from drowning. Read more about the rescue and specialized training.
Officer extolls the benefits of horse therapy
RCMP S/Sgt. Chris Swain knows how being around horses can help people physically and mentally. Read how he's working to share those benefits with other first responders on Vancouver Island.
Community comes together during double challenge
When COVID19 and water problems struck Fond du Lac, Sask., RCMP officers were ready to help. Read about their efforts to support the community.
RCMP officers help build outdoor rink in Hopedale, N.L.
With the cancellation of indoor sports in Hopedale, N.L., RCMP officers helped build a skating rink for people to enjoy. Read about their efforts.
Growing DNA program offers help for investigators, families
The RCMP's National Missing Persons DNA Program is helping police across Canada put a name to previously unidentified remains. Read about the program's work.
Speciality vehicles an essential part of remote policing
Everyone can recognize a police cruiser, but in remote areas, you might spot police officers in boats, on snowmobiles or even driving in a truck on train tracks. Read how RCMP officers get from A to B in remote regions.
RCMP investigators deploy overseas for in-person interviews
RCMP investigators flew to Bangladesh, in September 2020, to hear and record witness accounts of an alleged genocide against Rohingya Muslims. Read about the officers' work and the stories they heard.
Plenty of tactics to catch auto thieves
A team of specialized RCMP investigators in Alberta are experts on everything related to auto theft. Read more about their work conducting and supporting investigations throughout the province.
RCMP guide supports employees changing their lived gender identity
The RCMP Guide to Supporting Transgender, Non-Binary and Two-Spirit Employees aims to help employees and contribute to an inclusive workplace.
Lytton RCMP spreads holiday spirit with 'Adopt an Elder'
In an effort to spread holiday cheer during the COVID-19 pandemic, RCMP officers in Lytton, B.C., organized an adopt-an-Elder program encouraging community members to give gifts to local Elders and seniors.
RCMP boarding ferries to protect passengers
RCMP officers are working with BC Ferries and Transport Canada to ensure passengers' safety.
Cancelled Musical Ride Tour leads to northern relief work
With the cancellation of the 2020 Musical Ride, some RCMP officers are volunteering to do relief work in the North. Read about their experiences.
Snowmobile safety involves planning ahead
RCMP officers in many parts of the country will be out on their snowmobiles this winter to enforce and promote safe driving habits on the trails. Read their safety advice.
Expert explains ins and outs of illegal drug labs
RCMP Clandestine Lab Enforcement and Response Teams work day and night targeting those producing illicit drugs. Read our Q&A with an experienced investigator about his work.
Visit to RCMP training centre opens teens' minds
Read how RCMP Cpl. Kimberly Rutherford and a group of high school basketball players from Gold River, B.C., put their skills to the test while visiting the RCMP Pacific Region Training Centre last January.
New officer finds passion in community policing
When Cst. Megan Letang moved to Bonnyville, Alta. after graduating from Depot, she organized local initiatives to get to know her new neighbours. Read more about how community policing helps bring people together.
Many skills needed to pilot an RCMP helicopter
Learn what it takes to fly with the RCMP Air Services in our Q&A with helicopter pilot S/Cst. Kathy Stewart.
Dog handler remembers K9 colleague
RCMP Cst. Brent Bates is remembering his K9 partner Baylee, who passed away in September.
Mobile response teams help people in crisis
RCMP officers and healthcare professionals in Newfoundland and Labrador are working together to help people in crisis. Read how mobile response teams are expanding across the province.
Making connections helps officers serve diverse community
Building relationships takes time and a sustained effort. Read how this work of art is helping the RCMP in Surrey, B.C., better understand the Indigenous communities they serve.
Manitoba rural crime enforcement teams have successful summer
New and expanded rural crime reduction teams in Manitoba are seeing results. Read how CREST units are working to keep rural regions safe.
Skills from previous careers help RCMP officers in policing
A former pastor, social worker and lifeguard joined the RCMP. Read how they're using skills from their previous jobs to help Canadians
Cryptocurrency expert demystifies digital assets
In our Q&A with an RCMP cryptocurrency expert, read how the RCMP is using new tools and developing special skills to uncover criminal activity with digital assets.
Legwork helps convict serial killer
RCMP suspected they had a killer on their hands after Cody Legebokoff was pulled over on a B.C. highway. But some swift police work revealed much more. Read how those efforts led to his conviction for murdering three women and a teenage girl.
Mentoring officers for a career in major crime (Major Crimes – Part 4)
In Part 4 of Gazette magazine's series on major crimes, read how RCMP in Yukon are offering a mentoring program for officers interested in joining Major Crime Units.
Using facial reconstruction to help identify remains
RCMP in Alberta are using forensic reconstruction to revive three cases of unidentified remains. Read how art, anthropology and DNA can help in historical cases.
Investigators collect evidence for crimes around the world (Major Crimes – Part 3)
In Part 3 of Gazette magazine's major crimes series, read how officers work across the globe to prevent war criminals from finding safe haven in Canada.
Volunteers remind speeders to slow down in school zones
As many kids go back to school, volunteers are helping the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP keep school zones safe by reminding drivers to slow down.
River searches to help bring closure (Major Crimes – Part 2)
In Part 2 of Gazette magazine's major crimes series, read how the RCMP is co-operating with police in Edmonton and Calgary each year to search major waterways and help find missing people.
Manitoba RCMP recall murder for hire (Major Crimes Series – Part 1)
Part 1 of Gazette magazine's four-part series on major crimes looks back at a 2007 homicide investigation in Manitoba. The case highlights the benefits of using multiple techniques to help connect the dots.
Officers work to build trust in Brooks, Alta.
RCMP officers in Brooks, Alta., are working hard to stay engaged with their community so they can ensure the city remains safe during the pandemic and after.
Police agencies target traffic troubles together
While the amount of traffic went down with COVID-19 health restrictions in place, aggressive driving didn't. Read how the RCMP and Royal Newfoundland Constabulary are working together to change it.
Northern kids learn about policing at youth camp
Creating an experience for northern kids was the motive behind a youth camp in Whatì, N.W.T. Read how RCMP officers set up a mock crime scene to give young people a chance to learn more about policing.
RCMP and Cree leaders tackle drugs and gangs in new video series
The Onion Lake RCMP is working with the community to produce a series of gang and drug awareness videos and educational products.
Tackling cybercrime during a pandemic
Cybercriminals are trying to profit from COVID-19, but a new RCMP unit is working to stop them.
Supporting employees throughout Nova Scotia's Operation H-Strong
Responding to incidents like Operation H-Strong is difficult work. Learn how the RCMP is supporting employees throughout the investigation.
RCMP supports Thunderchild First Nation with pandemic response
The Turtleford RCMP worked with the Thunderchild First Nation in rural Saskatchewan to help protect the community from COVID-19. Read how working together is helping keep everyone safe.
RCMP employees adapt during pandemic (video)
When the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, the work of RCMP employees changed overnight. Take a look at their tireless efforts in communities across Canada.
RCMP officer helping women in Iraq
Read how this RCMP officer is helping increase women's participation in Iraq's security sector.
Voluntary security camera registry can help prevent crime
COVID-19 hasn't stopped property thieves. Read how RCMP in Red Deer, Alta., are trying to catch them.
Border patrol pays off for kayakers
Read how RCMP officers doing COVID-19 border patrols responded to cries for help along the Lower Niagara River.
Policing in P.E.I. offers unique opportunities
Staying in touch with local residents is a big part of the job for RCMP officers in Kings District, P.E.I.
Expert offers tips on motorcycle safety
Getting out of the house and onto your motorbike this summer? Read these tips from an RCMP expert on how to ride safely.
Dispatchers help police by asking COVID-19 questions
Telecommunications operators who receive and dispatch 911 calls are always asking questions. Since the pandemic began, they've been asking about COVID-19. Read how Operational Communications Centres are helping first responders during the pandemic.
Salon professionals learn about domestic violence
As Canadian salons reopen their doors, an RCMP officer in Saskatchewan is helping estheticians spot the signs of domestic violence among clients.
Roving Traffic Units keep roads safe
While roads may be quieter during the COVID-19 pandemic, RCMP Roving Traffic Units haven't slowed down. Read how these units are helping keep roads safe while watching out for bigger crimes.
National DNA Data Bank, 20 years and growing
The RCMP National DNA databank has been a crucial part of evidence in Canadian courts for 20 years. Read about how that information is used to convict or exonerate suspects.
Simple tips for safe ATV riding
As the weather warms up, some Canadians are turning to all-terrain vehicles for recreation. RCMP officers are reminding ATV riders to follow these off-road rules, and physical distancing, to stay safe.
Bingo connects northern town during COVID-19
RCMP officers in Paulatuk, N.W.T, helped organize a radio bingo game during COVID-19 so Elders and seniors could feel connected but safe.
Officers take in foster dogs during pandemic
Some RCMP officers in Grande Prairie, Alberta are fostering dogs to help a local rescue during the pandemic.
RCMP in Alberta post warnings at Bitcoin ATMs
The RCMP in Alberta are posting fraud-alert signs at Bitcoin ATMs across the province. Read how a small step in crime prevention is having a big impact.
Community specialist helps keep homeowners, businesses safe
Normally, RCMP community engagement specialist Jennifer Kee works face to face with Albertans to keep their homes and businesses safe.
Protecting B.C.'s coastal communities during a pandemic
RCMP officers on marine and land patrols in coastal British Columbia are adjusting how they serve Indigenous communities to protect residents from COVID-19.
Mobilized officers support Nova Scotia
As the RCMP investigates the incidents of April 18 and 19 in Nova Scotia, front-line police work must continue. RCMP officers from other provinces flew in ready for duty as their colleagues focused on the investigation.
Just the Facts — Missing and abducted children
Read about the latest facts and ways to protect your children.
Beware of COVID-19 fraudsters
Every day, RCMP officers receive dozens of scam reports — and this year COVID-19-related frauds are on the list.
Tips to prevent home parcel thefts
Read these tips from an RCMP officer about how to reduce the chance of parcel thefts.
Two teams help Surrey RCMP address COVID-19
Surrey RCMP has two teams helping the detachment maintain service in the face of COVID-19.
Online crime reporting expanding in B.C.
More B.C. RCMP detachments are accepting crime reports online.
Crime prevention tips for business owners
A crime reduction specialist with the Alberta RCMP has a few tips to help business owners protect their property while they're at home physical distancing.
Victim-services clients get support during pandemic
Change is everywhere because of COVID-19. That includes how RCMP Intervention Services connect with clients.
RCMP develop Support for Operational Stress Injury program
Read how the RCMP's Support for Operational Stress Injury Program helps employees in need.
RCMP delivers groceries in Yukon town to encourage physical distancing
RCMP officers in Old Crow, Yukon, are going above and beyond to help prevent the spread of COVID-19
RCMP Call Back Units protect police and Canadians
Some RCMP detachments are using Call Back Units to handle non-emergency calls and limit the spread of COVID-19.
RCMP detachments up patrols amid physical distancing
RCMP are keeping an eye on empty business and industrial areas amid physical distancing.
Tips for parents to protect kids online
One RCMP officer is providing useful advice for parents and young people to make sensible decisions online.
Sirens blare to thank healthcare workers, Canadians
RCMP officers, other first responders and members of the public are showing healthcare workers.
Report scammers, prevent fraud
But reporting a scam to police can help fight fraud and protect peoples' money.
RCMP liaison officers are Canada's international connection
RCMP liaison officers are stationed around the world to help their national and international colleagues.
RCMP Air Services provides vital support
RCMP Air Services provides vital support to communities off the beaten path.
RCMP opens office in South Indian Lake, Man.
A new drive-in detachment model is bringing RCMP officers to the remote community of South Indian Lake, Man., permanently.
RCMP teams up with art school to identify human remains
The RCMP has teamed up for a forensic facial reconstruction project
RCMP organize sewing workshops to learn and connect
RCMP officers organized mitten- and parka-making workshops taught by community elders.
Journal publication honours uncle and Inuit
A project recognizes the organization's checkered past with LGBT communities and Inuit people.
Marshalling the Manitoba manhunt
The account of the exhaustive search of two suspects in and around Gillam.
Policing the rural towns of Cape Breton
No request is too small for police in Chéticamp, N.S.
Anti-gang program shows success over tragedy
The Surrey RCMP's Gang Enforcement Team is putting a new spin on how it tells kids the truth about gangs.
Safety team looking out for those in need
RCMP in Port Alberni, B.C., are going the extra mile to help both young and old.
RCMP helps community as wildfire approaches
When a small community north of Winnipeg needed to flee an approaching wildfire, the RCMP was there to help.
Onion Lake teepee brings people together
A giant teepee decorated with spoons is a visible — and audible — reminder to the community of Onion Lake, Sask., to get involved with their kids' education
Small details help officers find missing woman
Tenacity, a single tip and teamwork paid off for two RCMP officers searching for a woman missing since the 1970s.
Routine reminders help prevent theft
Last year, Nova Scotia RCMP began promoting the #9PMROUTINE in the name of crime prevention.
Depot sweat lodge shows new officers old customs
A sweat lodge at Depot, the RCMP's national training academy, provides a familiar setting for Indigenous cadets.
RCMP test online crime reporting
Four RCMP detachments in B.C. are testing a tool that allows residents to report minor crimes online.
How can police better serve Indigenous communities?
We asked four RCMP officers what role they play in improving relationships with Indigenous peoples and how to best serve their communities.
Liaison officers build bridges in Akwesasne
Liaison officers with the RCMP and the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service work together
Police cut-outs target dangerous drivers
RCMP cut-outs, or decoys, are being used to get motorists to slow down.
RCMP cadets learning more about Indigenous experiences
Cadets at the RCMP's training academy — known as Depot — are learning more about Canadian Indigenous realities.
Community-led plans help improve life for First Nations
RCMP and the Esgenoopetitj First Nation are developing a safety plan so this Indigenous community can thrive.
Two dozen girls share canoes, campfires and culture
A group of girls from the remote community of Shamattawa, Man., had the chance to go to summer camp thanks to an RCMP-organized program.
Forensic experts manage risk to reap rewards
Being meticulous and self-motivated are two must-have qualities for #RCMP forensic identification experts.
Shining a bright light
Cst. Stephanie Leduc became a local celebrity in Drayton Valley, Alta., after starting a school program for students.
Bike rally supports officers with post-traumatic stress
Hundreds of motorcyclists including RCMP officers joined forces last summer to raise awareness about PTSD.
The wild side of policing
While people and tactical skills are essential to a policing career, some animal skills can be useful, too.
Bringing kids back home
Read about how officers are working with investigators, coroners and medical examiners to find misisng children.
Former refugee grateful for every moment in Canada
Eric Pham's harrowing escape from Vietnam 40 years ago shaped his approach to life, work and living with gratitude.
No ordinary stray
A dog rescued by an RCMP officer in rural Manitoba may soon give back as a therapy dog.
Weightlifting builds RCMP officers' strength, confidence
Two weightlifting RCMP officers are learning the power of sport can benefit more than your muscles.
Red, white and secure
Every Canada Day, Parliament Hill is transformed into a giant outdoor concert filled with revelers. But planning security for the event starts almost a year in advance for the Parliamentary Protective Service.
Officer inspires new Canadians to join RCMP
On the day he arrived in Canada on June 7, 2007, Cst. Fredrick Mubiru wore long pants, a hat and a winter coat — not knowing how cold it might be. Mubiru claimed asylum after fleeing his native country of Uganda.
Violent relationships: the red flags
"Abuse can be more subtle than just a punch in the face," says RCMP Cpl. Samara Bilmer, who works in the Serious Crimes Unit in Chilliwack, B.C. Read what she says are the most common red flags of a violent relationship.
Musical Ride horses help injured soldiers
Canadian Armed Forces Master Cpl. Shari Ireland was literally getting back in the saddle.Reconnecting with horses has helped her realize that her potential is not limited by her own physical challenges.
Moving the RCMP Musical Ride
Each year the RCMP Musical Ride awes cities across Canada. But co-ordinating a cross-country trip with 45 people and 36 horses is no easy task. Here's astep-by-step look at how they get from A to B.
Sometimes — after years of struggle, heartache and healing — the smallest gift can have the biggest impact.
RCMP officer balances curling and policing career
RCMP officers have many talents. For Cst. Stephanie Guzzwell, curling is one of them.
Coping after loss
The first time RCMP Cpl. Lynn Saulnier cried after finding out three of her colleagues were killed in the line of duty was at the dry cleaner.
RCMP partners with community to build rink and recreation centre
A new outdoor hockey rink in Chateh, Alta., is giving youth a place for sports and RCMP officers a chance to connect with the community.
Five ways to avoid becoming a victim of tax scams
Canada Revenue Agency scams, known most commonly as CRA scams, come in many forms — by phone, e-mail or text message. These scams increase during tax season, so it's important to be aware and be prepared.
"We need to own our organization"
In an interview with Gazette magazine, Commr. Brenda Lucki talks about her vision for the organization, her priorities and what matters most to employees
Policing to a different beat
RCMP Cst. Justin Helm has combined his belief in community policing and passion for music to connect with youth in the isolated Hamlet of Fort Resolution, N.W.T.
Is someone you know a victim of human trafficking?
Forcing someone into the sex industry by using violence, threats or coercion is a form of human trafficking.
RCMP, Hockey Nova Scotia face off against bullying
When RCMP Cst. Blair Dole learned about bullying on the minor hockey team he coached, he knew he couldn't ignore it.
Internet safety tips for parents
The RCMP's National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre shares advice for how parents can help keep their children and teens safe while using the Internet.
Indigenous youth promote resilience in music video
The RCMP has partnered with youth and community groups in Onion Lake, Sask., to promote resilience and healthy coping strategies in a new music video.
The nine-millimetre bullet that blew out RCMP Cpl. Tim Belliveau's left eye hangs from his neck on a gold chain. He uses the flattened piece of metal as a conversation starter about the day that changed his life.
RCMP trains female police officers from Jordan
Female police officers from Jordan visited the RCMP in Ottawa this week for information-sharing and training to help strengthen their response to critical incidents and improve interactions with women.
RCMP officers, siblings reconnect on the Amazing Race Canada
RCMP constables and siblings Courtney and Taylor Callens put their police skills to work this spring as they trekked through the stages of the Amazing Race Canada.
Putting people first
It's been four months since Brenda Lucki was appointed as Commissioner of the RCMP, and all eyes are still on the force's first permanent female leader.
A dream come true
As a young girl, Haley Vandepoele remembers meeting her local RCMP's detachment commander shortly after her family moved to the same neighbourhood in Landmark, Man. — a small town 40 kilometres southwest of Winnipeg.
How to recognize a telemarketing scam
Of cases where seniors are targeted, telemarketing scams make up the majority of fraud cases. Watch out for these five red flags to avoid becoming a victim.
Tips for driving on gravel roads
Gravel roads connect communities, farms and homes across rural Canada, but can often be hazardous to drive on.
Officer tackles ultra-marathon in support of northern homeless
Walking 320 kilometres through the Arctic tundra was never something Cst. Marie-Josee Martel thought she could do.
Contest inspires northern youth to get creative
Art work and police work have merged to create a new Aboriginal Policing ensign for the RCMP in the Northwest Territories.
Five tips to secure your home
To help victims of break-and-enters feel safe in their own homes again, A/Cst. Michael Dally from the RCMP's Oceanside detachment in B.C. meets with homeowners.
Police dog detects deadly drug
After Doodz the police service dog and his handler, Cpl. Clayton Catellier, received new training to detect the drug fentanyl, they did just that — preventing a large amount of the deadly drug from reaching the streets.
Officer bikes 12 days across Alberta with youth
From the seat of his bike, Cst. Craig Nelson stared at the steep, winding ascent out of Drumheller, Alta. Behind him, 12 teenagers on bikes groaned at the prospect of pedaling up the mountainous hill.
Virtual reality training
Technology is making it possible for cadets at Depot to practise dangerous policing skills, such as driving at high speeds or responding to an armed suspect, in exceptionally realistic scenarios too dangerous to teach by traditional means.
Painting the way to crime prevention
A dreary grey wall on the side of Moon's Kitchen used to attract a bad crowd in downtown North Battleford. The dingy alleyway beside the Chinese restaurant was a petty-crime hotspot, with needles and empty liquor bottles often littering the ground.
Boomer to the rescue
Cst. Clay Wurzinger and his police service dog, Boomer, were searching for a missing Chemainus, B.C., woman on an abandoned logging road deep in the Copper Canyon area when Boomer's ears and tail perked up.
Cold weather guru Cpl. Crisp returns for winter safety campaign
In Surrey B.C., when the warm weather goes away, the car thieves come out to play.
When the Canadian Police College (CPC) first opened its doors in 1976, it offered nine courses. Today, the college has more than 60 advanced and specialized courses and workshops in investigative techniques, technological crime, forensic identification, e
PARTYing with police
A crowd of Grade 9 students gathers around the contorted wreckage of two cars. Shattered glass litters the ground as three bloodied actors twitch and moan in the crumpled vehicles.
Battling the Fort McMurray blaze, bringing residents to safety
More than 300 RCMP members from across the country joined forces to protect Fort McMurray residents from the raging Alberta forest fire, nicknamed 'The Beast' by first responders.
Polar plunge practice
Standing on the edge of the ice, Cst. Justin Neufeld — dressed in full uniform — takes a deep breath and plunges into the ice-cold water of Paint Lake, Man.
Dogged team solves elusive case
A television ad and a shopping bag helped the Victim Identification (VI) unit crack a child exploitation case that went unsolved for more than two years.
An angel on your back
When a young Mi'kmaq woman had been reported missing for three months from Eskasoni First Nation on Cape Breton Island, the community feared the worse.
Combining forces with First Nations police
In 2014, a specialized team of police officers infiltrated a drug trafficking ring in Gespagegiag, Quebec. The operation involved nearly 50 police officers who seized hundreds of prescription drugs, marijuana and other illegal goods from the small Aborigi
Bikes for kids in the North
When Cst. Tim Harper and his wife, Alison, moved to Kugluktuk, they made sure to bring their bikes. The couple, long-time mountain bikers, took to riding around their remote Nunavut community — attracting attention from the town's children.
"You were dead"
The pill looks perfect. A smooth green shell stamped with the familiar characters: CDN 80. It looks just like an oxycodone pill. But it isn't. It's fentanyl, one of the deadliest drugs in Canada.
RCMP honours disabled dog
Just before Christmas last year, the RCMP's Toronto North Detachment welcomed a blind golden retriever as an honorary police service dog — complete with a paw-signed oath document and badge.
Planting the seed of change
Eighteen-year-old Shyan Hrynyk dreams of becoming an RCMP officer one day. And for a week this past February, she got a taste of what community policing is all about.
Carjacked cops catch crook
A wanted man looking for a quick getaway tried to hijack a car to escape police. He failed, spectacularly and immediately, by making one simple mistake: trying to steal a car from police.
Fighting back against the 856
The North is a land of opportunity, with unparalleled fishing, hunting and scenery. Tourists from all over the world are attracted to the North, hoping to capture that magical moment that will provide a lifetime of memories.
Pride of the Musical Ride
After declining three offers to become a stable hand at the RCMP's Musical Ride centre, John Phillips finally agreed to give the position a try — he loved horses after all.
Before the journey to Canada
As Syrian refugees began the long and sometimes emotional journey from the Middle East to Canada, four Arabic-speaking members of the RCMP travelled in the opposite direction to Amman, Jordan, to meet with the prospective Canadians.
Chips and salsa cops
No one expected the RCMP to RSVP. After an underage frosh event caught the eye of the Lumsden, Sask. detachment, the cops announced they'd be attending.
Inuit recruiting program
It's been eight years since the RCMP hired an Inuit officer, and C/Supt. Michael Jeffrey, commanding officer (CO) of Nunavut RCMP, intends to change that.
Talking careers by a campfire
When the New Hazelton police cruiser crested the hill to join the Youth Career Discoveries forestry camp, a wave of apprehension washed over the kids.
Dresses from Depot to the world, with love
Handmade dresses from Depot are helping to clothe impoverished girls from around the world. Volunteers at Depot — from tailors to officers — have helped to fund, sew and deliver beautiful dresses to girls worldwide.
Tackling transnational organized crime
A few years ago, a very potent strain of heroin began hitting the streets of Vancouver, creating a public safety threat in the form of potential overdoses and violence.
Surrey youth Step Up
"Smells like Teen Spirit" echoed through Surrey City Hall as hundreds of young people gathered to share and celebrate their community achievements as part of the Surrey Steps Up Youth Engagement Campaign.
Bolstering the border
A few years ago, members of the prairie Integrated Border Enforcement Team (IBET) wanted to find a better way to secure the border between Saskatchewan and the United States.
The cowboy cop
When he was only seven years old, Cpl. Dave Heaslip's father took him to visit a war buddy, a trip that would alter the course of his life.
The skills for success
As a police officer delivering programs in schools designed to build reliance and drug resistance.
Tuk Power strengthens mind, body, character
Youth and adults alike are getting in shape and learning leadership skills thanks to a fitness program in Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T.
A mission in progress
The traffic is beyond congested, buildings are in various states of disrepair and garbage and rubble piles dot the city.
Art project brings students and RCMP together
Kathleen Suddes, the office manager of the Sunshine Coast Detachment, had always wanted to decorate the detachment's lobby with student art.
Ask an Expert
Police officers spend a great deal of their time in their patrol cars.
Canine connects cops with community
She's not a police dog or a therapy dog; she's simply a rescued dog. But Paddy Cakes is far from ordinary.
Course prepares police for outdoor survival
Working in northern Saskatchewan, S/Cst. Barry Prochera noticed that many new members posted to rural northern detachments were from the city with little experience in the outdoors.
"Somebody we could turn to"
Growing up in Baker Lake, Nunavut, Sgt. Yvonne Niego remembers visiting the RCMP detachment with her father to get a feel of each new incoming member.
A new way to connect with kids
Every month, one student at Evergreen Elementary School in Drayton Valley, Alta., is chosen to be a Mini Mountie.
Mentors of the next generation
Cpl. Damien Smith knew when he left Depot after graduation that he would one day return as a facilitator.
The future of training
While evolving technologies have posed serious challenges for law enforcement, they've also opened up opportunities for police to improve their own skills and techniques.
Challenging crime head-on
From drug trafficking to human trafficking, dealing with the activities of local, national and international crime groups has been one of the RCMP's strategic priorities for nearly 15 years.
RCMP members find senior's stolen bike
At 89 years old, Agnes Sawchuk doesn't think she should be driving a car anymore. So the elderly resident of Bonnyville, Alta., instead uses a bicycle to run her errands and get around town.
Man! I feel like a Mountie
When Sgt. Marc Godue, the NCO i/c of the Client Services Section with the Musical Ride, got a phone call from Shania Twain's stage manager, at first he thought it was a hoax.
Safety in the school zone
As both a member and a parent of school-age children, Cpl. Andrew Frisk has witnessed firsthand many incidents of dangerous driving in school zones.
Aboriginal recruiting program takes woman from 'maybe' to 'I will'
When Darcie Bernhardt was first approached with the idea of becoming a Mountie, she thought "maybe."
Not quite out to pasture
For 13 years, Ellen Downey desperately wanted a retired police horse for her therapeutic riding program for at-risk youth.
S/Sgt. Luc Breton was sitting in a restaurant in Conakry, Guinea, one evening when he got the eerie feeling that someone was watching him. Turning around, he did a double take when he realized that someone was a young boy.
Saving animals in the event of an emergency
In Alberta, investing in emergency response livestock trailers wasn't so much a want as it was a need.
The faces of impaired driving
Kali and Jeremy O'Dell were 12 and nine years old when an impaired driver on the highway outside of Moncton, N.B., struck their minivan in the fall of 2006.
Braving the blaze
In the early hours of New Year's Day in 1961, a log cabin in the remote community of Lutsel K'e, N.W.T., caught fire.
Q & A: Sgt. Ryan Case on the science behind collision reconstruction
Collision reconstructionists face all sorts of challenges, from treacherous weather conditions to coping with the emotional side of fatal collisions.
History hoarder halted
John Mark Tillman probably wishes he never left his house that day.
Getting on board
Growing up with seven other family members in a trailer outside of Prince George, B.C., the last job Cst. Troy Derrick ever pictured himself doing was that of a cop.
'What was once impossible now seems routine'
Just 25 years ago, Canadian courts were uncertain about accepting DNA and the claim that it would provide irrefutable evidence.
What would Mike and Vicki do?
Mike and Vicki's relationship has its ups and downs. Vicki flirts with other guys and Mike doesn't handle his alcohol well.
Police officers share passion about UN Mission in Haiti
After the earthquake that devastated Haiti in January 2010, Insp. Jean-Ernest Célestin felt a strong pull to return to the country he was born in.
Police psychologist calls for regular checkups
Even after years of daily exercise and healthy eating, some members can still be affected by certain traumatic events they experience in the field.
RCMP members bring health program to school
Once a week, members at the Little Grand Rapids Detachment in D Division lead a group of local schoolchildren through mental and physical exercises.
Police swap patrol cars for bikes
In Thompson, Man., where criminals commit the most violent crimes per capita in the country and scientists study extreme cold weather, several RCMP members are swapping their protective patrol cars for bicycles.
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