Barry Bradley’s Old Newspaper Clippings

        Throughout his career in the Force (1960 – 1995), Veteran Barry Bradley developed a newspaper scrapebook containing notable news stories about the RCMP in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.     Each week, we will post three or four of these old newspaper clippings for the interest of Veterans and […]

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Law And Order In The Wilds Of The British Northwest

        Veteran Bill Sedler forwarded to us an old news article written by Frank G. Carpenter and appeared in the Boston Sunday Globe – August 27, 1916.       The articles outlines duties and responsibilities of the Royal North West Mounted Police in the Canadian far north.  This article has been included […]

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Veterans: Retirement Travel

        Over the past week, we have searched for the most recent articles on retirement travel.         Based on this search, we have selected the following articles for your reading pleasure. GENERAL 3 Tips for Traveling Where You Don’t Know the Language – The Office of Travel and Tourism […]

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Oct. 18 – 24: Gone But Not Forgotten

        As a retired member of the Force, each Veteran is a component of an extended family regardless of where they reside.         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 […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Ten Videos

        Over the past week, we have receive many submitted video clips from various Veterans from across Canada.         Based on these submissions, we selected the top ten and they are as follows.  These videos are provided to you for your viewing pleasure. 1) Veteran Bruce Waite submitted “Human […]

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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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Barry Bradley’s Old Newspaper Clippings

        Throughout his career in the Force (1960 – 1995), Veteran Barry Bradley developed a newspaper scrapebook containing notable news stories about the RCMP in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.     Each week, we will post three or four of these old newspaper clippings for the interest of Veterans and […]

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Book Review: 101 Road Patrol Tales From A Chippie Of The California Highway Patrol

        Veteran Perry Edwards has submitted to us a book review on this book by E.W. Tompkin Jr.         According to Perry “I just finished reading an iBook downloaded from Apple to my iPad. It is entitled “101 Road Patrol Tales” (Memories of a Chippie of the California Highway […]

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Book Review: Poachers, Polluters & Politics

        Veteran Perry Edwards recommends this book by Randy Nelson.         According to Perry “I first got to know DFO officer Randy Nelson when he joined the “K” Div. team for the Jasper-Banff Relay many years ago. He was a phenomenal runner. Most of us were glad to complete […]

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NWMP: Firm Discipline

      In conducting some research on NWMP members, I came across the Personal File of Constable John Henry Beggs (Reg.#1139).         At the age of 22 years and 3 months, Beggs joined the NWMP at Winnipeg on February 4, 1885 and undertook his basic training at “Depot” Division.  He was previously […]

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Veterans: Retirement Travel

        Over the past week, we have searched for the most recent retirement travel articles.         Based on this search, we have selected the following articles for your reading pleasure. GENERAL Can you catch Ebola on a plane? – (CNN) — You’re settling into your tiny coach seat on […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Ten Videos

        Over the past week, we have received many videos submitted by Veterans from across Canada.         Based on our review of these videos, we have selected the following as being the top ten.  These videos are provided for your viewing pleasure. 1) Veteran Sheldon Boles submitted “Is War Over? […]

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Oct. 11 – 17: Gone But Not Forgotten

        As a retired member of the Force, each Veteran is a component of an extended family regardless of where they reside.         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 […]

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PHOTOS: September 28, 2014 BC Police Memorial Service

        Emily Cadieux attended the BC Police Officer Memorial in Abbotsford BC with her husband Laurier Cadieux.           During the service, Emily was able to capture the following photographs.

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