RCMP officers in the B. C. detachment in 1976, including a female officer wearing the skirt that was once part of the uniform for women.
Photo filed May 20, 1976. The Red Serge refers to the jacket of the dress uniform of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. It consists of a scarlet Britishstyle military pattern tunic, complete with a highneck collar and blue breeches with yellow stripe identifying a cavalry history. The E Division Sgt.
Major also received some messages from retired members, not quite as polite as the message below, regarding the uniform dress of the SSM. Also attached is a picture of Sgt. Major Turner of Depot 1920s, complete with holster, sword and lanyard and one cross strap. The early female members in the Force didnt care for their unique RCMP uniform and argued many years for change.
The Report of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in 1971 specifically outlined that the RCMPs hiring practises should be changes to include the hiring of women as regular members of the Force.
The material has been adapted from various websites of other Veteran Divisions and the National Association, and with the assistance of L Division personnel, from the RCMP Uniform and Dress Manual. This site displays examples of historic uniform and kit that were worn by Members of the North West Mounted Police (NWMP), the RoyalNorth West Mounted Police (RNWMP) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).
Uniform Regulations for the RCMP Dress regulations change from timetotime to meet the needs of the Members in the field and the pressures of a modern police service.
Information on Canadian Association Honours, RCMP Long Service Awards and Foreign Orders, Decorations and Medals as they pertain to the RCMP are outlined in the Administration Manual, AM II. 3, and the Uniform and Dress Manual, UDM 1. G. 1 and G3, and UDM Appendices 11, 71. pertain to the RCMP are outlined in the Administration Manual, AM II. 3, and the Uniform and Dress Manual, UDM 1. G. 1 and G3, and UDM Appendices 11, 71. Medals or bars for