Monday, November 19, 2007

RCMP's lose their luster

RCMP cadets at the Training Academy in Regina, Saskatchewan. Photo by Sue Frause.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, or RCMP, is the Canadian national police service and began as the North-West Mounted Police in 1873.

But with the recent taser death of a Polish man at Vancouver International Airport, the men and women in red serge have come under public scrutiny and criticism.

The Globe and Mail
ran a story titled BC Mounties face growing public outrage in both today's print and online editions.

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