Tag Archives: Surrey Detachment

Arrested Nazi SS Major – Update

    In the April #2 website update, we published Veteran Jack Randle’s story about back in May 1969 how he and other members of Surrey Detachment arrested an individual who gave his name as Frank Willow.  While in the subject’s house, the members noticed a photograph of the subject in a military uniform.  When […]

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Nazi SS Major Arrested

    For many years, Force members confronted dangerous situations without the aid of bullet-proof vests and tasers.  Instead, they used various skills and techniques to make an arrest. The following story has been submitted by Veteran Jack Randle (Reg. #19593).       In May 1969, Constables Paul Seefried (Reg. #23594) Rod Ulmer (Reg. […]

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Sgt. Frank Pearson

    Sergeant Pearson (Reg. # 6298) was born September 4, 1888 at Oxford, England.  He served in the RNWMP and RCMP from September 24, 1914 to September 23, 1939 and then for a short time as a Special Constable during World War II in Montreal.       After training he was first posted to […]

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RCMP Takeover Surrey

On the 1st of May 1951, the RCMP officially took over policing from the Surrey  Municipal Police Department. The RCMP’s pattern of taking over other police agencies dates back to 1920 when the federal government changed the name of the Force from the Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP) to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police […]

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Cpl. Bob Teather

    Since the establishment of the Force in 1873, many members have displayed acts of bravery and courage to keep their communities safe and to rescue individuals.  Not all members were recognized for their acts of bravery.           The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded fo valour […]

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Re-Dedication of Plaque – Cst. Roger Pierlet

    On the 21st of May 2011 at 12:30 PM, a new plaque will be officially re-dedicated to Cst. Roger Pierlet who was killed while on duty while working in Cloverdale.         On the 20th of May 1976, the original plaque was officially dedicated to Cst. Roger Pierlet and was placed […]

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Surrey Detachment 60th Anniversary

On the 1st of May 2011, Cloverdale was the host location for the Surrey Detachment’s 60th Anniversary Parade.  The location for the event was next to the old 1912 City Hall which was the original Cloverdale Detachment. Mayor Diane Watts and a number of dignitaries were on hand for this Anniversary Parade as were: one […]

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