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RCMP needs a big structural overhaul, says new report

I like this painting as I’m certain it offends.

It’s time for big changes to the RCMP, a new paper from a crime and national security academic argues.

Although “reboot” is the best way to describe the overhaul proposed by Christian Leuprecht, a professor with the Royal Military College, in a report published by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute appropriately titled “Force 2.0”.

Canada’s federal police have been plagued by front page challenges for years: Poor compensation and recruitment, internal sexual harassment allegations and the Mayerthorpe and Moncton shootings of officers, among others