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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Kandahar Provincial Reconstruction Team
(above, left) This is a close-up photo of the left shoulder of the desert tan
tunic: Canadian CIVPOL Police shoulder flash, with an Infra Red identifier flash
(velcro attached to the flap of the side pocket) and the ISAF KPRT flash with
English and Arabic script, along with the Canadian and Afghan flags and the
NATO star. An ISAF patch was velcro attached to the side pocket.
Desert khaki tunic (above) worn by Members
serving with the Canadian contingent in
Trousers were made of the same material and
often a combat vest was worn over top of
the uniform for greater protection.
(above, right) A member providing firearms training to the Afghan civilian
police recruits. RCMP members provided the bulk of the training to the newly
formed Afghan police.
A member (above) provides firearm training
to new recruits of the Afghan civilian police.
RCMP A/Cmr Graham Muir (below, left) speaking with two colleagues on the
ground in Khandahar.
The two officers pictured above are seen wearing the CIVPOL tan tunic with their rank indicated by an epaulette rank slider, mid-chest.
They are both wearing black berets with the RCMP cap badge affixed. Many members in Kandahar when wearing their beret replaced the
cap badge with a collar badge, because of the weight. The berets were soon discarded for more practical ball caps or helmets.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Gendarmerie royale du Canada
UNIFORMS & EQUIPMENT
(above, left) An RCMP member serving in Afghanistan, wearing a dark blue tunic and a protective vest and Kevlar helmet. Another RCMP member
(right) wearing a green tunic similar to the one worn by Afghan police, and that was likely sourced and supplied in Afghanistan. He is shaking hands
with his Afghani police counterpart.
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