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  • abbreviation Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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  • initialism Canada, law enforcement Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

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  • noun the federal police force of Canada


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  • It seems that the RCMP is about to kick one of their prized informants out of the Witness Protection Program for doing radio interviews for a "true crime" book.

    Archive 2009-11-01 2009

  • The officer who believes that walking away from the RCMP is a Taserable offence stated flatly that "Based on the knowledge we had at the time, we wouldn't have done anything differently."

    Archive 2009-02-01 2009

  • They are arguing that a provincial inquiry has no jurisdiction, because the RCMP is a federal institution.

    Archive 2009-06-01 2009

  • This sounds as though the RCMP is all but throwing in the towel, even if Sweeney hedged, cautioning that "[s] ometimes things happen so quickly that the outcome is not one we would have desired."

    Archive 2009-05-01 2009

  • The warriors are all under arrest now: despite the quite audible and frequent use of racial epithets, the RCMP is still investigating whether or not the attack was racially motivated.

    Archive 2009-07-01 2009

  • A complete top-to-bottom independent institutional audit of the RCMP is more than overdue.

    Archive 2009-11-01 2009

  • Following a complaint by the NDP, the RCMP is now under investigation by the Commission for Public Complaints against the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

    RCMP Takes Heat for Failing to Probe Wire-Tapping Allegations : Law is Cool 2009

  • Meanwhile the RCMP is backing away from the four officers, and the damage the latter have done to themselves is considerable.

    Archive 2009-07-01 2009

  • "Unfortunately the RCMP is not a healthy organization and is unable to take criticism," he said.

    Archive 2009-05-01 2009

  • The RCMP is not telling the viewers the truth, nobody goes missing in Canada without them knowing, that is their job.

    The Mystery is Afoot: Sixth Severed Foot Found in BC : Law is Cool 2008


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