‘You are not a leader’: RCMP corporal denounces Paulson’s Moncton testimony

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Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press  Published Thursday, June 22, 2017 9:40AM EDT  Last Updated Thursday, June 22, 2017 12:43PM EDT An RCMP corporal who was a friend of three murdered Mounties is publicly condemning the commissioner’s testimony last week on the killings as a clear failure of leadership. “I hold you personally responsible for the […]

RCMP refutes report claim that police, Indigenous relationship is ‘deeply fractured’

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Human Rights Watch report includes allegations of intrusive strip searches, sexual harassment Posted: Jun 20, 2017 5:00 AM CT The Saskatchewan RCMP has denied its relationship with Indigenous communities is “deeply fractured” after a Human Rights Watch report called for the creation of a special investigative unit to look at allegations of violence by police in […]

Galloping off in all directions: An analysis of the new federal– provincial agreement for RCMP contract police services and some implications for the future of Canadian policing

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CANADIAN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION / ADMINISTRATION PUBLIQUE DU CANADA VOLUME 55, NO. 3 (SEPTEMBER/SEPTEMBRE 2012), PP. 433–450 © The Institute of Public Administration of Canada/L’Institut d’administration publique du Canada 2012 By Robert F. Lunney – Toronto Division Secretary abstract: In 1874, the original 275-officer contingent of North-West Mounted Police left Manitoba for what is now Alberta, […]

Auditor-General expected to expose RCMP’s mental-health failings

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DANIEL LEBLANC   OTTAWA — The Globe and Mail Published Friday, May 12, 2017 10:15AM EDT Last updated Friday, May 12, 2017 10:33AM EDT The RCMP is bracing for tough new questions on the way the force treats its members across the country, this time in relation to the handling of mental-health issues by Mounties who are struggling to […]

Carbines could have saved Moncton Mounties’ lives, officer testifies about 2014 shootings

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RCMP is charged with violating 4 provisions of the Canada Labour Code in deaths of 3 officers By Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon, CBC News Posted: May 08, 2017 9:00 AM AT Last Updated: May 08, 2017 9:22 PM AT If Codiac Regional RCMP officers had been armed with carbines during Justin Bourque’s shooting spree in Moncton, N.B., on June 4, 2014, […]

RCMP’s defence lawyer knocks report calling for carbines 4 years before Mounties shot

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Report’s author cross-examined on Day 7 of force’s trial on health and safety charges related to shootings CBC News Posted: May 02, 2017 8:30 AM AT Last Updated: May 02, 2017 3:50 PM AT A lawyer defending the RCMP on charges it violated the labour code at the time three Mounties were murdered in Moncton tried Tuesday […]

RCMP felt ‘outgunned’ years before 3 Moncton officers slain, labour trial hears

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Supt. Troy Lightfoot testifies he voiced concerns to management about needing to address officer safety CBC News Posted: Apr 27, 2017 9:00 AM AT Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017 1:32 PM AT The RCMP felt “outgunned” after the 2005 killings of four Mounties in Mayerthorpe, Alta., a senior officer testified Thursday at the national force’s trial on charges of […]