Tag Archives: Mounted Police

Daughter’s Poem to RCMP Dad

      RCMP Veteran Paul McGowan submitted the following poem which his daughter wrote in grade 12 to pay tribute her father and his service in the RCMP.  His daughter is now in 2nd year university.     This RCMP officer has a mustache ever so black, and on his head he has a […]

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RCMP: 1971 Star Weekly Magazine Article

      Since the establishment of the RCMP “Depot” Division in Regina, new members of the Force have been transformed into disciplined individuals who can proudly wear the uniform of the Force. With the passage of time, the training at “Depot” Division has changed many times. Veteran Ric Hall (past Drill Instructor) submitted the following […]

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VPD Vet: Real Policemen

          Bob Cooper (retired VPD member) regularly contributes articles to the Prime Time Crime column and frequently provides a perspective of the RCMP. He has given us permission to publish his article entitled “Real Policemen.”  This article appeared in the Prime Time Crime column on May 30, 2011 and the details […]

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VPD Vet: Worth Considering

    Retired Vancouver PD member Bob Cooper regularly submits articles to the Police Prime Time Crime website.  He has given us permission to include this article on our website for the information of RCMP Veterans and supporters of the Force. Bob provides another police perspective on the situations facing the Force.     This […]

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S/Sgt. Steve Bunyk – UPDATED

        On August 13, 2012, Steve Bunyk passed away in Burnaby British Columbia. This tribute is in his honour for his dedicated services to the Force, his community and his family. Steve Bunyk is proud of his time in the Force.  He  contributed to establishing a good working relationship between the Vancouver […]

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VPD Vet: In Olden Days – UPDATED

        Over the past few years, the RCMP have been under close scrutiny by some news media outlets  and the Force now prepares to defend itself against pending class action suits. With Bob Paulson accepting and being appointed as the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, he faces many challenges. We […]

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RCMP: Perspective From VPD Veteran

      Over the past few years, the RCMP have been under close scrutiny by some news media outlets  and the Force now prepares to defend itself against pending class action suits. With Bob Paulson accepting and being appointed as the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, he faces many challenges. We are […]

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Slave Lake Detachment: Thanks Vancouver RCMP Vets

    Between May 14 and 16, 2011, two forest fires hit the town of Slave Lake Alberta.  As the two fire spread towards the Town of Slave Lake Alberta, the community of 7,000 were forced to evacuate for their safety. Consequently, 40% of the community of the Town was destroyed. Members of Slave Lake […]

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Mountie Memories

      After hearing all the negative stories about the RCMP in the news, we have received several good news stories and accounts of the RCMP.  One message received was that of Barbara Smith.  Her message is shared below for you to enjoy.       When I was 2, maybe 3, my Grandparents […]

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E Division HQ Moves To Green Timbers

The RCMP E Division Headquarters Relocation Project is a major Crown initiative to relocate and consolidate existing RCMP Headquarters and Integrated Units housed in numerous locations throughout the Metro Vancouver to a new site in the City of Surrey known as the Green Timbers site. The Green Timbers site will provide a central, integrated, purpose-built […]

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