National Capital Region – success stories

Through innovative initiatives and programs, the RCMP works with its partners, connects with communities and supports its people in order to keep Canadians safe.

Troubling trends

Kids are some of the most vulnerable in society. Read how the RCMP is helping lead international efforts to keep kids safe as part of the Virtual Global Taskforce.

The high cost of human trafficking

Human trafficking is a lucrative business that ruins lives. Read how the RCMP's National Human Trafficking Coordination Centre works to raise awareness and support survivors.

Updates to sex offender act help agencies share key details

Did you know that the RCMP helps protect kids around the world? Learn how the RCMP works with partners like Canada Border Services Agency to protect children from sexual abuse.

Meet the women protecting the Prime Minister

These are the women of the Prime Minister's Protective Detail (PMPD). They are pleased to share their stories, as proud RCMP members who protect Canada's head of government.

Cybercrime is no doubt one of top topics that hits the news on a daily basis

Cst. Gordie Jones of the Cybercrime Investigative Team speaks about the police's role in fighting crime in the cyber world.

How can policing be more innovative?

We asked four RCMP employees about creative and inventive techniques and approaches that make policing better and what it takes to turn a good idea into a great practice. Read what our panelists said about making their detachments more innovative.

NCR student shares his experience of being immersed in the life of an RCMP cadet for a week

When the school year comes to an end, it is time to reenergize, but also to reflect on past achievements and look forward to future goals. Grade 12 student Jacob Kelk recently attended the RCMP Academy, "Depot" Division in Regina, Saskatchewan, for the RCMP National Youth Engagement Week experience, where he represented the National Capital Region. He describes his chance to visit "Depot" at such a young age as an eye-opening experience and a glimpse into what his future may truly look like. Read more about his experience.

Rideau Hall – Guarding dignitaries through teamwork

Surrounded by 79 acres of trees and gardens, in an area restricted to the public, the RCMP detachment at historic Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Ont., is home base for Canada's political bodyguards — the Governor General Security Detail (GGSD) and the Very Important Persons Protection Detail (VIPPD). Read more about their work.

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