Royal Canadian Mounted Police
State of Surveillance
The RCMP Has Been Using Surveillance Gear Under an 'Interim' Policy for 6 Years
A new report sheds more light on the use of Stingrays in Canada.
Canada’s Police Allowed Journalists to ‘Embed’ to Argue For More Surveillance
Robert Cribb of the Toronto Star and Dave Seglins of the CBC explain how their five-part investigative series into digital policing came to be.
The RCMP Is Using the Media to ‘Create Moral Panic’ About Encryption
Experts say stage-managed information sharing with journalists is a PR play.
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The RCMP Used Police Databases and Social Media to Track Aboriginal Protestors
The RCMP then made their identities known to front-line officers.
A huge amount of fentanyl is being seized at the Canadian border
Border officials have seizing an unprecedented number of packages containing the deadly synthetic opioid in the last four months, much of it postmarked from China.
Fentanyl is so dangerous that some cops now carry an antidote in case they touch it
Touching or inhaling even a small amount of fentanyl can be fatal, so federal police in Canada are now carrying naloxone in case they come in contact with it.
Islamic State supporter killed by Canadian police after suspected suicide attack plot
Various media reported that 23-year-old Aaron Driver was killed inside a home in Strathroy, Ontario. Driver made headlines after he was arrested last summer and subsequently released on a peace bond over fears he would engage in terrorism.
Canada just seized 50 million doses of the elephant tranquilizer that’s killing people
Carfentanil is a synthetic drug typically used to sedate elephants and other large wild animals. The package intercepted at a Vancouver mailing center originated in China and was falsely marked as printer accessories.
Local Police In Canada Used ‘Stingray' Surveillance Device Without a Warrant
This is bigger than we thought.
The RCMP Is Trying to Sneak Facial and Tattoo Recognition Into Canada
The technology poses serious privacy risks.
More Canadian cops than ever are using medical marijuana
Over the last year, the number of active and former members of Canada's national police force, the RCMP, who were reimbursed for their marijuana prescriptions has more than doubled. The number is still small though, from 20 in 2014 to 47.