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What A Year 1920 Was For The Force!

      Veteran Ric Hall has provided us the following article which provides an insight into little known details about the Force.           Last member of the RNWMP Constable William Percy Hewer, Reg # 9021, joined the RNWMP January 1920, was the last member to be sworn into the RNWMP. […]

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1919 – 1920: Major Activities In The Force

        In 1916, Commissioner Bowen Perry convinced Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden to cancel the provincial policing contracts for Saskatchewan and Alberta.         This action was undertaken because of the multiple demands being placed on the Force by: the two new provincial governments insisting that their new unpopular liquor prohibition […]

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