Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police

the federal police force of Canada. Abbreviation: RCMP

Roy′al Cana′dian Mount′ed Police′

the national police force in Canada since 1920.
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Noun1.Royal Canadian Mounted Police - the federal police force of CanadaRoyal Canadian Mounted Police - the federal police force of Canada  
constabulary, police, police force, law - the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"
international law enforcement agency - an international administrative unit responsible for law enforcement
Mountie - colloquial term for a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
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The series is set in the nineteenth century and follows the adventures of a sergeant in the Canadian Northwest Mounted Police. Aimed at 12+ readers, it charts Trent's mission to hunt down a murderer and to help a feisty and tenacious lady whom he encounters along the way.
and Alberta), running a successful lumber business in Winnipeg, serving as a Major in command of the Winnipeg Field Battery in the Riel Rebellion of 1885, designing three bridges in Winnipeg (including the Broadway Bridge which opened in 1882 as the first bridge to cross the Red River), being the first registrar at the University of Manitoba, a founding member of the Manitoba Historical Society, alderman in the early years of Winnipeg, and superintendent with the Northwest Mounted Police (forerunner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police), the position he held at the time of his death in 1894 at age 48.
Stories of social problems caused by alcohol prompted the arrival of both the Northwest Mounted Police and Anglican missionaries.
His influence, in part, led the Canadian Government to form the Northwest Mounted Police to try to eradicate the whiskey trade.
In 1940 he played the Scottish constable Tod McDuff in Northwest Mounted Police.
Also they agreed that the arrival of the Northwest Mounted Police in 1874 was when European control was established in the area.

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