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Royal Canadian Mounted Police

The national police force of Canada. It is responsible for enforcing federal laws, including but not limited to laws against counterfeiting, organized crime and drug trafficking. It also enforces provincial and territorial laws everywhere except Ontario and Quebec, and to a lesser extent in Newfoundland & Labrador. It was formed in 1920.
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The British Columbia Provincial Police (BCPP) was organized in 1858 and remained in place, in various configurations, until August 1950 when the RCMP was contracted to provide provincial policing and serving officers were offered continuance of service.
He recommended the need to expand the role of Canada's national security adviser to effectively oversee the RCMP and the CSIS.
Little wonder, then, that an Ipsos Reid poll released April 23 found that only 62 per cent of Canadians had any confidence in the RCMP brass.
Thompson took the letter to Cochrane RCMP and left the matter in their hands.
Back to Canadian resources: Which databases do the RCMP use?
Neighbours of the Midland Baptist Church called the RCMP to report a disturbance in the church's parking lot.
It does not, however, direct the day-to-day operations of the RCMP or CS1S, who behave autonomously.
Deconstructing the media discourse certainly reveals that journalists "sensationalized" events, but this should be weighed against the choice of the camp occupants (and RCMP officers) to use guns and bullets--not only words--to make their dramatic point.
In these core chapters Dawson deals with more than just defining moments in RCMP history.
However, The RCMP was the first export series originated, produced and almost entirely backed by Canadians.
According to Settlers in Support of Indigenous Sovereignty (SISIS), trial testimony revealed that the RCMP initiated shooting incidents, employed land mines, fired 77,000 rounds of hollow-tipped machine gun bullets, ordered the shooting of unarmed people in a "safe zone," and twisted or outright fabricated incidents for the media as part of a "smear and disinformation campaign.
The allegations of deep water murder have created a jurisdictional nightmare for the RCMP and a diplomatic dilemma for Ottawa.