Tag Archives: Mounties

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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C/S/Major George Frederick Griffin

    One of the most colourful and noteable Corps Sergeant Majors was ‘Tim’ George Frederick  Griffin. He was born on February 3 1883 at Everton England. At the age of 16,  he joined the Imperial 18th Hussar and served in this regiment for 12 years.  At the time of his discharge, he had gained the […]

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Sergeant D. G. Holmes

  For the month of May 2012, Joe Healey (National RCMP Gravesite database) website is paying tribute to the late Sergeant D.G. Holmes (Reg. #23464). Check out this tribute for Sergeant Holmes and other tributes at the National RCMP Gravesite database.                

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