1960 – “Depot” Division: Past And Present

      While going through his old Force papers, Veteran Ric Hall came across an information booklet published by the RCMP in 1960 and with the title of  “Depot Division Past And Present.”         We have included the details and photographs from the booklet for your reading pleasure. On May 23, […]

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Ric Hall: The Mysterious Giant White Pillow Case

      Recently I was contacted by e-mail the great granddaughter of a former member of the Force who lives on Vancouver Island. She had some of her great grandfather’s uniform pieces stored in a box.       She wanted to dispose of the kit and was looking for the best way to […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Twelve Videos

        Over the past week, we have received many submitted videos from many Veterans from across Canada.         Based on our review of these videos, we have selected the following as being the top twelve.  Noted videos are provided for your viewing pleasure.  However, our Association does not support […]

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Larry Burden’s This Day In The RCMP

      The achievements and contributions of the Force have been built upon the individual contributions of many past Veterans. These contributions have largely been forgotten.         Veteran Sgt. Larry Burden ( #35982) served in “E” Division for 20 years has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by […]

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John Stolarki’s Old Newspaper Clippings

    With the exception of his first two years in the Force, John Stolarski spent his entire career as a Police Dog Services handler.           Throughout this career, John clipped newspaper articles about members who he had worked with. Despite the fact that John has passed away, his family has […]

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Cpl. Thomas Raisbeck: Common Law Dealt With Peeping Tom

      For the RCMP Centennial in 1973, RCMP Veteran Thomas Grant Galloway Raisbeck provided an account of his time in the RCMP to the Edmonton Journal newspaper. Tom’s story is provided below for your reading pleasure.         Background Details: Tom was born on June 14, 1910 at Taber Alberta and […]

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S/Sgt. Orrin Wells Evans – Reg.#328

    As for most members who join the Force, they were attracted to the organization for an opportunity to travel and experience some adventure.  One such individual was Orrin Evans. During his 29 years in the Force, Orrin had the opportunity to apply his skills and abilities to carry out a mammoth logistical challenge […]

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Mar. 22 – 27: Gone But Not Forgotten

      When a RCMP Veteran passes away – their old colleagues pause for a moment to reflect on the good times they had and the memories they created.         Despite the times that deceased member was serving their communities and away from their families, the Veteran’s family members are extremely […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Twelve Videos

        Over the past week, we have received many videos submitted by various Veterans from all across Canada.         Based on our review of these videos, we have selected the following as being the top twelve.  These video are provided for your viewing pleasure.  Our Association does not support […]

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Cst. Neil Bruce – 50th Anniversary Memorial Service

    This year will mark the 50th anniversary of the death of regimental #20824, Constable Neil M. Bruce, who, on April 14, 1965, succumbed to the effects of a gunshot wound sustained April 10th, 1965, whilst in the line of duty, near Westbank, B.C.       To commemorate the service and sacrifice of […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Ten Photos

      Over the past few weeks, we have received many photographs submitted by many Veterans from across the country.         Based on our review of these photos, we have selected the following as being the top ten.  These photographs are provided for your viewing pleasure. 1) Veteran Ric Hall submitted […]

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Larry Burden: This Day In The RCMP

      The achievements and contributions of the Force have been built upon the individual contributions of many past Veterans. These contributions have largely been forgotten.         Veteran Sgt. Larry Burden ( #35982) served in “E” Division for 20 years has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by […]

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Ric Hall’s Photo Corner

      For this week, Ric Hall has provided us some recent and old photographs of Force Sergeant Majors.           Throughout the history of the Force, the rank of Sergeant Major as served as the most senior non-commissioned officer position.  Traditionally, these rank positions have the responsibility of ensuring of […]

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John Stolarski’s Old Newspaper Clippings

        With the exception of his first two years in the Force, John Stolarski spent his entire career as a Police Dog Services handler.       Throughout this career, John clipped newspaper articles about members who he had worked with. Despite the fact that John has passed away, his family has […]

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