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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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Anthony's significant size advantage - four players 5 feet 11 or taller compared to none for Montclair Prep - the Mounties were only outrebounded 49-43.
Still wearing a large brace for support, Scamman has made good on her word, and so have the Mounties.
A handsome Canadian Mountie is hanging under a train while having a conversation through a lavatory bowl with Naked Gun star Leslie Nielsen.
Montclair Prep 77, Brentwood 61: The visiting Mounties remained in the hunt in the Olympic League behind 19 points each from Chantel Dooley and Lindsay Anderson.
The Mounties have been dominant in football and baseball, too.
The Mounties won five games by an average of 17 points and claimed their second successive divisional title with a 59-48 victory over Calvary Chapel of Downey.
But with Thomas Franco, Danilo Raicevic, Daniel Rodgers and Anthony Green applying full-court pressure - resulting in five Calvary Chapel turnovers in the third - and Bobby Webb knocking down consecutive 3-pointers on his way to 20 points, the Mounties quickly stretched their lead to 10, and seventh-seeded Calvary Chapel (16-14) couldn't recover.
That was never more evident then in the second quarter when the Mounties (25-7) unleashed a furious full-court press and outscored Ontario Christian 15-2 to take a 34-16 halftime lead.
Indira Kaljo scored 13 of her game-high 20 points in the first half for Montclair Prep, including the final six as part of a 9-1 run, which brought the Mounties to within 24-23 at the break.
The multisport athlete has assumed the starting role for the Mounties as a hot-hitting shortstop and pitcher.
Longtime Montclair Prep of Panorama City football coach George Giannini and Mounties boys' basketball coach Tyrone Fuller have been forced to resign because of their roles in Southern Section rules violations.
But with the Mounties at a crossroads after losing Friday to Paraclete of Lancaster, Lewis is turning the volume from mute to loud and clear.