Commissioner Brenda Lucki said Tuesday the fact that Mounties mainly police rural areas makes it difficult for the force to recruit women, who she said may not want to take their families to, or start a family in, rural locations.
Abu Huzaifa says the polygraph test ‘did not work on me’.
In a briefing with reporters on Wednesday, senior government officials said that of the 20 Canadian diplomatic households in Havana, 10 asked for testing because at least one of their members reported feeling unusual symptoms.
What began with Muslim men crossing into Canada illegally from Minnesota and North Dakota into Manitoba, where they were aided by police, has turned into a full-scale illegal immigration crisis.
Explosive confessions made to RCMP by an accused killer will not be allowed into evidence at his murder trial, because RCMP failed to grant the man a washroom break.
The RCMP illegally scooped up mobile phone data half a dozen times using controversial Stingray devices, the federal privacy watchdog says.
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
“Throughout Wednesday’s incident, the man on the phone stressed that his actions were not motivated by terrorism and he staunchly did not support it.”
A young Montreal man suspected of having gone to Syria and adhering to “extremist Islamist” ideologies was able to keep his firearms licence for years and to legally purchase semi-automatic rifles while he was the subject of a terrorism investigation by the RCMP, a La Presse investigation has found.
According to the RCMP, allowing permanent residents to apply “would improve diversity and help the force deliver culturally sensitive policing.” Previously, only Canadian citizens were allowed join the force.