Halifax police could replace RCMP

Halifax police could replace RCMP

There are 11 comments on the CBC story from Feb 26, 2010, titled Halifax police could replace RCMP. In it, CBC reports that:

Halifax regional council will be asked to expand the regional police force to cover the entire municipality, replacing more than 200 RCMP officers.

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Anna Surette

Dartmouth, Canada

#1 Mar 2, 2010
I think this is rediculous to try and rid the RCMP, they are a part of our tradition/heritage sence February 1, 1920.

The RCMP go through such a harsh training program compared to the police, this makes them better prepared to face the problems that are arising in Nova Scotia. They are better trained to face harsh judgements and ridicule when thrown at them.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police stand out with their amazing traditional Serge, we should be proud to have them as a part our community and not try to rid them because of prejudice.

If anything should be done to combine the polie and the RCMP, make them all as the Royal Mounted Canadian Police and make sure they all get the training that the RCMP go through.

Do not do away with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
greg spears

Dartmouth, Canada

#2 Jan 7, 2011
good get rid of the rcmp they are power tripping and always worry bout petty crimes rather than going after criminals that need to be put in jail the rcmp are a waste of tax dollars
Raingirl

Ottawa, Canada

#3 Jan 9, 2011
The RCMP are much more involed in the community than the Halifax Police. I really wish that the Halifax Police would join forces and work with the RCMP. The RCMP are one of the most recognizable organizations in the world! Be proud of them!!! Work together guys! Together, you would be a great force!
Listen Up Now

Stephenville, Canada

#4 Oct 20, 2011
The HR Police Department COULDN'T CATCH A COLD!!
Got that !! They are not worth the powder to blow them to KINGDOM COME!! KEEP THE RCMP AND GET RID OF THE USELESS HALIFAX REGIONAL POLICE. They are a crime all by themselves. How many missing persons and murder cases have they solved recently, eh?
Put the HR Police out ticketing vehicles and get the big boys (RCMP) to do what NEEDS to be DONE.
tgk

Kentville, Canada

#5 Mar 22, 2012
I think that is so ridiculous the Halifax police could never replace the RCMP! If you want to be treated with respect you call the RCMP, if you want to be treated like crap call the halifax police!

Since: Mar 12

Location hidden

#6 Mar 23, 2012
I brought a complaint against them. Further cover up is all that happened.

RCMP did something and did not file a incident report on what they did or where they brought me.
They told me they were going to investigate. Once I gave the information the officer stated they would only investigate themselves in the matter.So the serious complaint was not investigated. The info is all they wanted. I decided to come forward out of fear others could be victimized in the same way. You cannot protect others is what I have learned because they do not care in my opinion.
silly canadian

Qu├ębec, Canada

#7 Mar 18, 2013
greg spears wrote:
good get rid of the rcmp they are power tripping and always worry bout petty crimes rather than going after criminals that need to be put in jail the rcmp are a waste of tax dollars
Are you saying that just so you can co break in to cars and not worry
CEW

Bedford, Canada

#8 Dec 18, 2014
No!!! We need real cops, or at the very least somewhat trained cops out here...not the burrheads from the city.
HRM123

Dartmouth, Canada

#9 Tuesday Feb 21
Both the HR Police and the RCMP are incompetent.
HRM123

Dartmouth, Canada

#10 Wednesday Feb 22
HRM123 wrote:
Both the HR Police and the RCMP are incompetent.
My crimes are solved by the public not by the keystone cops.
RAPED

Lake Echo, Canada

#11 Friday Mar 10
I was recently a victim of a sexual assault. I went to the RCMP and reported my rape and the RCMP couldn't be bothered to even go and question my rapist. Lol
What kind of police investigation or justice is that? Lol

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