In the Quarterly’s Spring issue

In the Quarterly’s Spring issue

Cover: First Female RCMP Commissioner Appointed to Lead the Force

On March 9, 2018, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named Brenda Lucki as Canada’s first permanent female RCMP Commissioner.

Also in the Quarterly’s Spring issue:

Telecommunications Operators: Our Unsung Heroes

By S/Sgt. Michael Duncan (Rtd.)
Nowadays, the kids call it ruthless pranking. However, it is something that has existed for many years.

Recollections of the North: Alexandra Fiord RCMP Detachment (1953-1963)

By Sgt. A.B. McIntosh (Rtd.)
This is not a story about policing in the high Arctic because the only human beings within 480 km were located south of Alexandra Fiord at the Grise Fiord RCMP Detachment and Inuit settlement.

When the RCMP Used Ford Mustangs to Get Their Man

Who says cop cars are boring? There was a time not too long ago when the RCMP shed its conservative image and issued Ford Mustangs to officers for patrols in certain parts of Canada.

RCMP Officer Needs a Kidney Transplant: Could you be his donor?

By Helen Cleary-Escott
Cpl. Shane Burridge was working at the telephone company when he received a call that would change his life.

The Tartan Turns Twenty

By A/Commr. R. Graham Muir (Rtd.)
The RCMP tartan and the Force’s National Pipe Band Program mark their 20th anniversary on April 27, 2018.

The RCMP Quarterly Magazine Celebrates its 85th Birthday

By Mark Gaillard
Eighty-five years ago, the first edition of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Quarterly magazine was published.

To read more, obtain a Spring 2018 issue of the Quarterly by calling 1-877-215-3469 or e-mail

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