UPDATE FROM: “Swinging Arm Ranch” – aka “Depot”

        Ric Hall has provided us a summary of changes made at the home of the RCMP – “Depot” Division.           Last summer, a portion of the grassy area east of Sleigh Square, also known as the Parade Square, was marked off by orange tape and movement around the […]

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Police Dog: From Another Perspective

      London Metropolitan Police veteran Windy Gale sent us this story based on reviewing one of John Stolarki’s Old Newspaper Clipping webpages. An interesting perspective from another police agency regarding police dogs.       In 1967 after returning from Hong Kong I joined the Metropolitan Police in London, England. After my initial […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Ten Photos

        Over the past week, we have received many submitted photographs from many Veterans.         The following photographs were submitted for your viewing pleasure.  If you have taken photographs that we can post on a future webpage, please forward them to us. 1) Veteran Jack Rae submitted “West Virginia […]

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Ric Hall’s Commissioner’s Annual Reports: 1883 to 1884

      Veteran Ric Hall has undertaken an effort to review the early North West Mounted Police Annual Reports to the Canadian government.         In so doing, he has provided some of the notable details below for your reading pleasure. Commissioner Irvine once again meets his Diary Date, January 01, 1884, […]

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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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Feb. 21 – 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 internet videos from various Veterans from across the country.         Based on our review of these videos, we have selected the top twelve videos.  These videos are provided to you for your viewing pleasure.  Our Association does not support/promote products […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Ten Photos

    Over the past week, we have received many photographs taken by Veterans and photos other Veterans have discovered on internet which are worth sharing with others.           Based on our review of these photographs, we have selected the top ten photographs for your viewing pleasure.  Our Association does not […]

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Corporal ‘Cam’ Gordon Irwin Cameron – #8681

        Gordon Cameron spent his entire life in the service to his community.  In 1980, he was awarded the Order of Canada.           EARLY YEARS Gordon Irwin Cameron was born on January 22, 1900 at Trois-Riveres Quebec.  The family moved to Ottawa in 1912 after Gordon’s father passed […]

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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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Feb.14 – 20: 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 […]

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Updated: SEEKING TO IDENTIFY: OLDEST RCMP VETERAN IN CANADA

      Most recently, we received an inquiry on who is the “oldest surviving RCMP Veteran with the lowest regimental number.”         Last week, we posted the details on some of the oldest surviving RCMP Veterans.  Since this website posting, we have received two messages from two separate Veterans adding the […]

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Ric Hall: Commissioner’s Annual Report – 1881 to 1882

    Veteran Ric Hall has undertaken an effort to review the early North West Mounted Police Annual Reports to the Canadian government.           In so doing, he has provided some of the notable details below for your reading pleasure. Commissioner Irvine submits his annual Report for 1881 dated February 01, […]

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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 […]

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