Bob Paulson

Top Mountie 'Surprised' By Number Of Missing, Murdered Aboriginal Women

CBC | Posted 07.17.2014 | Canada Politics

RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson says he is 'surprised' by the high number of reported cases of murdered and missing aboriginal women, but that the RCMP ...

NDP Wants Answers From RCMP

CBC | Laura Payton, CBC News | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada Politics

RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson has been asked to explain why the Mounties declined to lay charges against Nigel Wright, Prime Minister Stephen Harper's...

RCMP Top Brass: Cybercrime Slack Hurting Economy

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The RCMP commissioner has quietly warned Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney the government must do more to fight cybercrime — an expandin...

RCMP Take Aim At Harassment

CBC | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada

The RCMP's proposed new code of conduct, a set of rules meant to replace the current 25-year-old code, specifically warns members against harassm...

RCMP Asks Watchdog To Investigate Firearms Seizures In Alberta

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - The head of the RCMP is asking for an investigation into the seizure of firearms from homes evacuated during flooding in Alberta after the mo...

Toews Shrugs Off Concerns

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The public safety minister is dismissing concerns that Canada's top Mountie went too far in levelling harsh words at some disgruntled RCMP me...

Security Certificate Process 'Off The Rails', Paulson Said

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.02.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - On his way to becoming Canada's top cop, Bob Paulson told internal reviewers the national security certificate process for detaining suspecte...

Driving Cruiser Drunk, Surfing Porn, Firing Guns

CBC | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada

RCMP officers have faced disciplinary action for acts of bad behaviour ranging from driving a cruiser drunk, to surfing porn on the office computer, t...

Feds Probe RCMP Workplace Harassment

CBC | Posted 04.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

MPs on the House of Commons public safety and status of women committees are hearing back-to-back testimony today from the RCMP Public Complaints Comm...

Toews Gives The RCMP An Ultimatum

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Family, willingness to move, and work-life balance are the key factors affecting whether Mounties seek promotion, says a new RCMP report rele...

RCMP's Top Cop Talks Harassment Culture

CBC | Posted 01.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson says a harassment culture has shadowed his first year in the role and that he once experienced it himself. ...

Fired Mountie Remains Defiant

CBC | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. Mountie who was accused of sexual assault is fighting a decision to kick him out of the RCMP after he had been suspended with pay for nearly se...

RCMP Welcomes Review Of Kamloops Sex In Cell

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.15.2012 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - RCMP say they welcome a report by the public complaints commission into an incident at the jail in Kamloops, B.C., that resulted in b...

Top Cop Lands In Hot Water Over Wedding Expense

CBC | Posted 10.27.2012 | Canada Politics

RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson is apologizing for having members of the RCMP Musical Ride act as an honour guard while on official duty during his rece...

Top Mountie Gets An Earful From Judge In Leaked Letter

CBC | Posted 10.17.2012 | Canada Politics

An Ontario judge has admonished RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson for the way he has dealt with dissent within the force. Ontario Superior Co...

RCMP Emails Reveal Mounting Tensions

CBC | Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada

RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson's pledge to restore public confidence in the national police force — following a number of high-profile scandals — h...

Prime Minister's Security Detail Bogged Down By In-Fighting?

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson decried Wednesday the leak of an internal report that raised concerns about the prime minister's security detai...

Top Mountie Set To Get Greater Discipline Powers

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government wants to arm the RCMP commissioner with greater powers to discipline or even fire people who give the force a bad name...

Toews: Legislation To Address RCMP Discipline

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Legislation to modernize the RCMP's discipline process is coming soon, even though related issues are still before the courts, Public Safety ...

Red Tape Keeps Bad Apples In Uniform: Top Cop

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - The commissioner of the RCMP says an antiquated discipline process is preventing him from dealing quickly with abuse allegations that have ro...

Grits Want RCMP Sexual Harassment Hearings To Go Public

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal Liberals want to give victims of sexual harassment at the RCMP a public venue to air their grievances.MP Judy Sgro used the appea...

WATCH: Marg Delahunty Gets Arrested

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.28.2012 | Canada Politics

The last time Marg Delahunty (Mary Walsh) had to deal with the police was when she made a visit to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's home. Now, following t...

Major International Drug Seizures A Point Of Pride For Canada's Top Cop

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - The top cop tasked with restoring confidence in Canada's national police force stepped up to the podium Monday to announce two large interna...

Canada's New Top Cop Won't Do Lunch Without The Minister's Permission

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.20.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Parliamentarians who want to have lunch — or even an informal chat — with the country's new top cop are being told they'll have to book a...

Outside Oversight For RCMP 'Not A Priority' For Tories

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government says establishing an independent management board for the RCMP is "not likely a priority" — even though many see it ...