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As early as  1897, the  N.W.M.P. (North West Mounted Police), were representing Canada at Jubilee's and Coronations in Britain.
In 1904, King Edward VII granted the Force the prefix Royal, for its contributions, and it became the Royal North-West Mounted Police.
They absorbed the Dominion Police, in February 1920, which had been in charge of federal policing in Eastern Canada, moved the headquarters from Regina to Ottawa and formed the RCMP, which would be responsible for enforcing federal law from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
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 Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Honorary Distinction: The badge of the Canadian Provost Corps
As a "dragoon regiment", the RCMP carries a guidon.
Monarchy, The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Heraldry, by Glenn Wright (The Heraldist, Feb. 2000)
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 RCMP - Home
Regimental Funeral for RCMP Constable Douglas Allen Scott
Media Update - Investigation into the shooting death of RCMP Cst.
RCMP launches new look for second national advertising campaign
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 CopSeek.com Gift Shop > Royal Canadian Mounted Police
It also means that every item we sell contributes to Royal Canadian Mounted Police community programs.
RCMP Jewelry including watches, ear rings, and brooches.
RCMP Wear including hats, t-shirts and other RCMP Clothing items.
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 RCMP Collectibles and Canadian Gifts - Mounted Police Gift Shop
RCMP Collectibles and Canadian Gifts - Mounted Police Gift Shop
Shop specializes in RCMP Collectables and Canadian Gifts.
Mountie Memorabilia, Police Collectables, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Gifts on this site and in our store.
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We hope this sends out a message to Internet users that the police service takes their safety seriously and will make life difficult for criminals who wish to promote images of children being abused.
We are excited to be a part of this effort to police cyber space and applaud the innovative leadership of the National Crime Squad.
Edward P. Gibson from the FBI said "We are pleased to partner with the National Crime Squad, and law enforcement around the world, to help create a Virtual Global Task Force to focus on the identification of child predators and their victims.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Royal Canadian Mounted Police
In 1903 jurisdiction was extended to the Arctic coast, Alberta and Saskatchewan in 1905, and in 1912 to northern Manitoba.
On February 1, 1920, the RNWMP was merged with the Dominion Police and was renamed the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, with responsibility for federal law enforcement in all provinces and territories.
On February 1, 1920 the NWMP was merged with the Dominion Police and was renamed the Royal Canadian Mounted Police with responsibility for federal law enforcementin all provinces and territories.
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 Royal Canadian Mounted Police
The new police force, which gradually acquired the name NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE, was organized along the lines of a cavalry regiment and was armed with pistols, carbines and a few small artillery pieces.
The police presence in the Arctic grew steadily from these beginnings, especially after the schooner St. Roch began to be used as a floating detachment among the Arctic islands in the 1920s.
The permanence of the mounted police was tacitly accepted by all parties by the early 20th century.
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  Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1903 jurisdiction was extended to the Arctic coast, Alberta and Saskatchewan in 1905, and in 1912 to northern Manitoba.
On February 1, 1920, the RNWMP was merged with the Dominion Police and was renamed the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, with responsibility for federal law enforcement in all provinces and territories.
Canadians also poke fun at the RCMP with Sergeant Renfrew and his faithful dog Cuddles in various sketches produced by the Royal Canadian Air Farce comedy troupe.
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 Royal Canadian Mounted Police
The RCMP was created on May 23, 1873 by Sir John A. Macdonald, the first Prime Minister of Canada, under the name the North West Mounted Police with the intent of bringing law and order (and asserting Canadian sovereignty) over the North-West Territories (which then included modern day Alberta and Saskatchewan).
On February 1, 1920 the NWMP was merged with the Dominion Police and was renamed the Royal Canadian Mounted Police with responsibility for federal law enforcementin all provinces and territories.
In 1935 the RCMP, collaborating with the Regina city police, crushed the On-to-Ottawa-Trek which was organised to call attention to the need for decent treatment of the unemployed men in the relief camps.
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 Royal Canadian Mounted Police - MSN Encarta
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), the Canadian national law enforcement agency and an enduring symbol of the country.
Established in 1873 as the North-West Mounted Police, a horseback troop, the force had a leading role in the settlement of the Canadian West.
Consequently, the Canadian government decided to establish law and order on the frontier before allowing settlement so that Canada could avoid the experience of the United States, where the Western frontier was the scene of bloody warfare between indigenous peoples and white settlers.
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 Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The RCMP are famous for their distinctive Red Serge, a scarlet ceremonial uniform with a stetson hat with a wide flat brim, and the Musical Ride.
The RCMP was created as the North West Mounted Police on May 23, 1873 by Sir John A. Macdonald, the first prime minister of Canada, with the intent of bringing law and order to (and asserting Canadian sovereignty over) the North-West Territories (which then included modern day Alberta and Saskatchewan).
Although it is a police force, the RCMP has the status of a regiment of dragoons, and as such is entitled to wear battle honours for its war service.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Royal Canadian Mounted Police
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), also known as the Mounties or Gendarmerie Royale du Canada (GRC) in French, is both the federal and national police force of Canada.
Although it is a police force, the RCMP has the status of a regiment of dragoons, and as such is entitled to wear battle honours for its war service as well as carry a guidon.
Canadians also poke fun at the RCMP with Sergeant Renfrew and his faithful dog Cuddles in various sketches produced by the Royal Canadian Air Farce comedy troupe.
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 Royal Canadian Mounted Police ( RCMP )fact sheet
Mounted Police jurisdiction extended to the Yukon in 1895 and to the Arctic coast in 1903.
Royal Northwest Mounted Police (RNWMP) contracted to police the new provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan in 1905.
In 1920, federal policing is reorganized, the RNWMP absorb the Dominion Police and become the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP); responsibility for federal law enforcement extended to all provinces and territories.
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 The royal canadian mounted police
In 1895, Mounted Police jurisdiction was extended to the Yukon and was expanded to the Arctic Coast in 1903.
In 1905, the Royal Northwest Mounted Police contracted to police the new provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta.
The unofficial motto of the RCMP is: “A Mountie Always Gets His Man.” This originates from the days when the Northwest Mounted Police pursued criminals relentlessly, sometimes traveling for weeks or months through the harsh weather of Canada’s Arctic to bring them back to justice.
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 Inquiry Into Certain Activities of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Royal Commission of
Former RCMP Commissioner William Higgitt and former Security Service Director General John Starnes testified that they knew subordinates occasionally broke laws in performance of duties.
RCMP officers also claimed that they had informed their ministers of various activities, but Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and other ministers testified that they had received no such information.
The new civilian agency, called the CANADIAN SECURITY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE, came into existence in July 1984 and was given broad powers.
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 BBC - Crime Fighters - Royal Canadian Mounted Police   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although the force originates from a mounted police force that relied on horses to transport them across the vast expanses of Canada, they are now a modern police force tackling crime on a national and cross-border levels.
The vast geographical jurisdiction covered by the RCMP means that the nature of an officer's role varies greatly from the cosmopolitan cities in the East to the vast prairie land in the West, from the tundra and arctic wasteland in the north to the shared border with the United States in the South.
The general policing duties are very similar to the police force in the UK, they include investigation into organised crime such as money laundering, smuggling and drugs trafficking, as well as the regular every day peacekeeping duties in the villages, towns and cities across the nation.
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 RCMP Encyclopedia @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The RCMP was created as the North West Mounted Police (NWMP) on May 23, 1873, by Sir John A. This need was particularly urgent with reports of American whisky traders, in particular those of Fort Whoop-Up, causing trouble in the region, culminating in the Cypress Hills Massacre.
Not all Canadian Police are RCMP, two Toronto Police Service (note shoulder badge) officers oversee a rally at Queen's Park in Toronto, Ontario.
Depending on the dress, badges are worn on the shoulder as slip-ons, on shoulder boards, or directly on the epaulettes.
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 Royal Canadian Mounted Police
In 1911 the redcoats were known as the Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP), a designation by which the force had only been known since 1904, when, as a reward for valiant service to the Crown in the Boer War, Edward VII had bestowed the word Royal on the old NWMP.
He was mightily impressed with the mounted police and the horsemen of the Canadian west.
Canada's famed Mounted Police were formed and sent west in 1873 to literally bring law and order to a vast Canadian prairie land called the North West Territories where everyone - Indians, Métis, Americans, and white settlers were often a law unto themselves.
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 Royal Canadian mounted police history
The Cypress Hills straddle the southern borders of the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta.
By 1870 the Canadian government was planning a nation-wide railroad to counter this trend by bringing in a tremendous influx of settlers to inhabit the prairies.
This was the North West Mounted Police, later to be renamed the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
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 ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE
The corps, organized in 1873 as the Northwest Mounted Police, gained respect during the 19th century for combating smuggling, horse thievery, and desperadoes in the violent northern territories.
The RCMP has its national headquarters in Ottawa, Ont., and is under the jurisdiction of the solicitor-general of Canada.
One of the most distinguished police services in the world, the RCMP enforces both dominion, or federal, statutes and laws of the provinces.
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 Royal Canadian Mounted Police
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Air Services Branch provides a number of services for the RCMP as well as the Canadian general public.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is the Canadian national police service and an agency of the Ministry of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada.
The RCMP is unique in the world since it is a national, federal, provincial and municipal policing body.
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 Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Wikiopolis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are entrenched in the history and global image of Canada.
The RCMP was established in 1873 in response to illegal whiskey trading in the West.
In 1920 the Royal North West Mounted Police absorbed the Dominion Police, and became known as the organization known and recognized today; The Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
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