Regimental Badge

The name of The Force changed from North-West Mounted Police to Royal Northwest Mounted Police in June 1904 and then to Royal Canadian Mounted Police in February 1920. The crown on the badge has also changed from time to …

North West Mounted Police

Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Gendarmerie royale du Canada. The Northwest Canada Medal (right) is a British campaign medal issued to the soldiers, volunteers, and North-West Mounted Police members who participated in putting down the North-West Rebellion in 1885. The Medal was originally only to be awarded to members of the Militia who fought ...

North West Mounted Police

Through out the course of the N.W.M.P their have been many different types of uniforms for many different ranks of the police force. The uniform of the North West Mounted Police (N.W.M.P.) was similar to the one worn by the British Army. In fact, the very first uniform used by the N.W.M.P. was issued from militia stores in Ottawa.

Why The Canadian Mounties Have Red Coats - Grunge.com

The RCMP's predecessor, the North-West Mounted Police, chose the color in the 1870s to differentiate themselves from the U.S. army, who wore blue. It was important that the police wore the red coat, explained the Canadian Encyclopedia, because of what it represented to the people in Canada's northwest territories.

North West Mounted Police - History and Uniform

On 3 May 1873, Sir John A. Macdonald introduced a bill to establish a police force, para-military in nature, in the Northwest Territories. On 23 May the bill was passed; and, after receiving royal assent, the North West Mounted Police came into being. In October, Lieutenant-Colonel George Arthur French, former commandant of the School of ...

North-West Mounted Police - Wikipedia

The North-West Mounted Police (NWMP) was a Canadian para-military police force, established in 1873, to maintain order in the new Canadian North-West Territories (NWT) following the 1870 transfer of Rupert's Land and North-Western Territory to Canada from the Hudson's Bay Company, the Red River Rebellion and in response to lawlessness, …

Royal Northwest Mounted Police | Sgt.JohnWilson Wiki | Fandom

The Royal Northwest Mounted Police (RNWMP) was established on May 23, 1873 to police the Northwest Territories. The Northwest Territories used to take up most of the territory in the west. The RNWMP was forced to wear red uniforms. 1. Establish law and order. 2. Collect customs duties 3. Enforce prohibition. 4. Supervise the treaties between First Nations and the …

North-West Mounted Police - Wikipedia

Updated January 26, 2020 Royal Canadian Mounted Police Uniform. Colloquially known as the "Mounties," and internally as the "Force," the Royal Canadian Mounted Police was formed in the 19th century as permanent force to patrol the North-West Territories.The force added "royal" to its name in 1904. It merged with the Dominion Police, …

Breeches, Trousers etc

This site displays examples of historic uniform and kit that were worn by Members of the North West Mounted Police (NWMP), the Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Images displayed on this site are held by various private collections.

Tunics & Headdress

This site displays examples of historic uniform and kit that were worn by Members of the North West Mounted Police (NWMP), the Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Images displayed on this site are held by various private collections.

Dress Regulations

This site displays examples of historic uniform and kit that were worn by Members of the North West Mounted Police (NWMP), the Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Images displayed on this site are held by …

Royal North-West Mounted Police - Electric Canadian

The uniform of the Royal North-West Mounted Police at present consists of scarlet serge (tunic of dragoon pattern for officers) blue back overalls or riding breeches with broad yellow stripes, broad-rimmed brown felt hat of cow-boy pattern, brown leather belts, gauntlets, etc.

North West Mounted Police - History and Uniform

On 3 May 1873, Sir John A. Macdonald introduced a bill to establish a police force, para-military in nature, in the Northwest Territories. On 23 May the bill was passed; and, after receiving royal assent, the North West Mounted Police …

Uniforms and equipment | Royal Canadian Mounted Police

This page describes the original uniforms of the North-West Mounted Police and some of the arms and accoutrements that were used throughout the history of the RCMP. North-West Mounted Police uniform In the 1800s the uniform of the North West Mounted Police (NWMP) was similar to the one worn by the British Army.

Spurs & Fireamrs

This site displays examples of historic uniform and kit that were worn by Members of the North West Mounted Police (NWMP), the Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Images displayed on this site are held by various private collections.

Dress Regulations

This site displays examples of historic uniform and kit that were worn by Members of the North West Mounted Police (NWMP), the Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Images displayed on this site are held by various private collections.

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Royal North West Mounted Police

UNIFORMS & EQUIPMENT. The RCMP was formed in 1920 by the merger of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police (RNWMP, founded 1904) with the Dominion Police (founded 1868). The former was originally named the North-West Mounted Police (NWMP), and was given the prefix Royal by King Edward VII in 1904. Much of the present-day organization's symbolism …

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Updated January 26, 2020 Royal Canadian Mounted Police Uniform. Colloquially known as the "Mounties," and internally as the "Force," the Royal Canadian Mounted Police was formed in the 19th century as permanent force to patrol the North-West Territories.The force added "royal" to its name in 1904. It merged with the Dominion Police, …