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).
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UN CIVilian POLice
Sgt. Mark C.W. Gallagher
RCMP Member Reg # 46470, Sgt Mark C.W. Gallagher (right)
had just returned from a Christmas trip to his New Brunswick
home during which he was conflicted by the poverty in Haiti in
contrast with the luxury in Canada.
Sgt. Gallagher was in Port-au-Prince training police officers as
part of the UN peacekeeping mission when the 2010 earthquake
He died in the rubble of his apartment. His uniform jacket is
Chief Supt Douglas Coates
Coates, who had been based at the RCMP's national headquarters in
Ottawa, had been the acting commissioner for the United Nations
stabilization mission in Haiti. He was also the highest ranking RCMP officer
Chief Supt. Coates (left), was killed when the United Nations
headquarters building in Port-au-Prince collapsed in the 2010 earthquake.
RCMP Sergeant with 7 Service Stars on the left sleeve,
indicating more than 35 years of service. Seen here carrying the
UN flag and wearing the blue UN beret with metal badge.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Gendarmerie royale du Canada
UNIFORMS & EQUIPMENT
Traditional flash worn on the left shoulder of Member's tunics while
serving with Civilian Police detachments in foreign countries.
UN vest with cravat and white UN armband. This is the uniform (left) of a
commissioned officer serving with a CIVPOL detachment.
Examples of brassards (below) worn by Members
in the field on CIVPOL duty with the UN,
and working with the EU.
This badge (left) is the pocket badge from UNTAG - United Nations Transition
Assistance Group, Namibia. It is approximately 50 mm X 55 mm in dimension and the
front of the badge is sealed in acrylic. It was worn on the left pocket of serving
Member's shirt and is attached to a pocket fob by three pins with butterfly clasps on
the reverse of the badge.
The pocket badges (below) were worn by RCMP members who
served in the Balkans with approximately 860 Canadian Forces
personnel in the spring of 1992 as Operation HARMONY. For
three years, from the fall of 1992 to the fall of 1995 there
were approximately 1,600 Canadians in the Balkans at any one
time, as part of UNPROFOR, the United Nations Peace Forces
Headquarters (UNPF-HQ) and (briefly) UNCRO.
UN CIVPOL RCMP head gear; the UN blue beret with metal UN badge attached (left) and the baseball cap with embroidered UN crest (middle).
European Union Police beret (right).
Yugoslavia Croatia, 1992-93
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