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Missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Indigenous women and girls in Canada face greater risks of violence and homicide. The health and safety of these women in our communities is a priority for the RCMP.

RCMP reports on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

In 2013, the RCMP Commissioner called for a report on these crimes. Our reports provided us, and all Canadians, with the most accurate accounts to date on the issue.

Actions and initiatives

We continue to actively investigate unresolved cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. We fully support any action that will:

  • benefit Indigenous communities
  • address the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls
  • reduce violence

Our present and past initiatives include:

Results and reports from the national inquiry

In September 2016, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls began. The RCMP established a team based in Ottawa to support the National Inquiry.

In June 2018, RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki attended the Institutional Hearings. She delivered a statement of apology to the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

For more information about the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, please see:

Television features

The television series "Taken" profiles cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women with the goal of generating more leads in these cases. RCMP Members have participated in several episodes.

Please help our investigations into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

If you have any information about any RCMP case or investigation: