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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

RCMP workload in Yukon ‘not sustainable’, says superintendent

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Detachment has relied on outside help from Alberta and B.C. as it investigates several homicides By Philippe Morin, CBC News Posted: Jul 05, 2017 4:15 PM CT Last Updated: Jul 05, 2017 4:24 PM CT The Yukon RCMP’s superintendent says he’s thankful for outside help, but says the current situation is “not sustainable” when it comes to the territory’s policing.  The force is […]