RCMP shortages leave Mounties in ‘crisis,’ officers say

Posted on 1 CommentPosted in News from The Force

CTV News Laura Payton, Ottawa News Bureau Online Producer Published Monday, August 14, 2017 6:00AM EDT  OTTAWA — A significant shortage of RCMP officers is raising concerns about their safety and the safety of the communities in which they work, according to several Mounties speaking out from across Canada. With more than 12 per cent of […]

RCMPVA launches clarification letter to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Posted on 1 CommentPosted in News from The Association

Letter to the Inquiry from the RCMPVA   Bernée Bolton Director of Communications National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls PO Box 500, Station A Vancouver, BC V6C 2N3 Dear Ms Bolton, This letter is in regards to the July 27, 2017, statement “National Inquiry has forensic team reviewing police files,” a […]

RCMP Veterans’ Assoc., Seeking Seat on Commissioner Selection Committee

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in News from The Association

July 24, 2017 Mr Frank McKenna c/o Ms Kathy Thompson Assistant Deputy Minister Public Safety Canada 269 Laurier Avenue West Ottawa, Ontario KIA OP8 Dear Mr. McKenna, On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Veterans’ Association, I congratulate you on your appointment as the Chair of the Selection Committee […]

In Loving Memory of Cst. Javier “Frank” Velasco, Regimental No. 39638

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Obituaries

It is with great sadness that the Division advises of the passing of the well known Frank Velasco at a very early age.  It will be recalled that Frank was a major part of the Toronto 18 terrorism investigation.   Frank’s obituary follows, VELASCO, Javier ‘Frank’ – (30-Year Member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police) Peacefully […]

Death of C.3023 Rocco Doti

Posted on 1 CommentPosted in Obituaries

DOTI, Rocco Paul Surrounded by his family at Providence Healthcare, Rocco Doti passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the age of 65. Rocco was predeceased by his parents Michele (Mike) and Anna Maria; his sister and brother-in-law Erminia and Michael; and his brother Antonio. Rocco will be lovingly remembered by his sisters Annunziata […]