Tag Archives: RCMP

Gag order to be imposed on new RCMP transparency office

By Amy Minsky  Global News OTTAWA — The federal government is developing a commission to help restore public confidence in the RCMP – but it will be shrouded in secrecy. Planning documents for Public Safety indicate anyone working for the … Continue reading

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Former RCMP spokesman sued for alleged sexual assault

CBC News Posted: Aug 1, 2013 A former civilian member of the RCMP’s B.C. communication division is suing the force and a former top spokesman for alleged sexual assault. In a claim filed today in B.C. Supreme Court, Atoya Montague … Continue reading

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Another family of Robert Pickton victim sues RCMP and Vancouver police

THE CANADIAN PRESS July 16, 2013 VANCOUVER — The line up of family members suing serial killer Robert Pickton and police for failing to investigate the reports of missing women is growing longer. The son of Stephanie Lane has filed … Continue reading

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Female Mounties Forced To Wear Skirts Until Just Recently

By Dene Moore, The Canadian Press August 16, 2012 VANCOUVER – Amid allegations of discrimination and sexual harassment, the RCMP brass have recently made at least one change that will please female officers — the force is now allowing women … Continue reading

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‘Supercop’ parking lot dispute yields not guilty verdict

It began as a dispute over a truck in the crosswalk of the Marystown, N.L., Wal-Mart, escalated to an arrest that involved handcuffs, and resulted in a not-guilty verdict on three charges. The altercation involved Jamie Murphy, the 39-year-old deputy … Continue reading

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Ottawa Mountie, woman held on child abuse charges

WARNING | This story contains graphic details CBC News/Posted: Feb 14, 2013 A 41-year-old male RCMP officer and a34-year-old woman facing a list of child abuse allegations were held in custody after making court appearances in Ottawa Thursday. Ottawa police … Continue reading

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Mounties raped, abused B.C. aboriginal girls, rights watchdog alleges in report

Mike Blanchfield, Canadian Press/NationalPost, Feb. 13, 2013 OTTAWA — A new report by a respected international human rights watchdog has accused RCMP officers of abusing aboriginal women and girls in northern British Columbia. New York-based Human Rights Watch uncovered one … Continue reading

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