Royal Canadian Mounted Police
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Mission, Vision and Values


The RCMP is Canada's national police service. Proud of our traditions and confident in meeting future challenges, we commit to preserve the peace, uphold the law and provide quality service in partnership with our communities.


We will:

  • be a progressive, proactive and innovative organization
  • provide the highest quality service through dynamic leadership, education and technology in partnership with the diverse communities we serve
  • be accountable and efficient through shared decision-making
  • ensure a healthy work environment that encourages team building, open communication and mutual respect
  • promote safe communities
  • demonstrate leadership in the pursuit of excellence

Core Values of the RCMP

Recognizing the dedication of all employees, we will create and maintain an environment of individual safety, well-being and development. We are guided by:

  • integrity
  • honesty
  • professionalism
  • compassion
  • respect
  • accountability

Commitment to Our Communities

The employees of the RCMP are committed to our communities through:

  • unbiased and respectful treatment of all people
  • accountability
  • mutual problem solving
  • cultural sensitivity
  • enhancement of public safety
  • partnerships and consultation
  • open and honest communication
  • effective and efficient use of resources
  • quality and timely service

Commitment to the Employees of the RCMP

Commitment to the employees of the RCMP - In the spirit of shared leadership and recognizing all employees as our greatest asset, we commit to:

  • open, honest and bilateral communication
  • demonstrating leadership through accountability and responsibility at all levels
  • treating all employees with equal respect and consideration
  • ensuring the safety of our employees by developing and enforcing minimum resourcing standards
  • training that is timely, specific to the needs and relevant to job requirements
  • effective and efficient management of human resources through consultation, teamwork and empowerment at all levels
  • ensuring a safe and harassment free work environment
  • encouraging and recognizing innovation and creativity
  • implementing fair and equitable systems to address:
    • recognition for good performers
    • compensation and entitlements
    • financial hardship caused by employees' worksite
    • consistently poor performers
    • discipline and discharge
  • promoting health, safety and well-being
  • ensuring adequate human, financial and material resources
  • enhancing job security through marketing of our services