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Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Last modified: 2000-05-24 by phil nelson
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Headquarters Ensign
[RCMP Headquarters flag]
by Chris Pinette

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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police

On May 24, 1991 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police were granted a new Ensign and each division was granted a badge. The presentation ceremony took place at the RCMP Training Academy in Regina, Saskatchewan on June 2, 1991.

The Ensign is described as follows: An Ensign Gules bearing a canton Azure bordered on sinister and in base Or charged at the centre with a representation of the Badge of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police namely within a wreath of maple leaves a bison's head affronty Or ensigned by a representation of the Royal Crown; to be referred to hereafter as the Ensign of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Each division was granted a badge to be flown in the fly of the Ensign.

National Headquarters badge blazon: a coronet composed of maple leaves set alternately with horseshoes the points chief on a rim Or.
Chris Pinette, 14 February 2000

The RCMP/GRC is divided into the following Divisions:

Chris Pinette - 30 May 1999

Equitation Branch

[Equitation Branch, RCMP]
by Chris Pinette

Blazon of the Equitation Branch badge: A horse's head couped above two lances crossed in saltire flying pennons dexter and siniste all Or. Chris Pinette, 14 February 2000

RCMP Academy

[RCMP Academy flag]
by Chris Pinette

Blazon of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Academy badge: Sabres crossed in saltire ensigned by a lamp of learning Argent.
Chris Pinette, 14 February 2000

A Division - National Capital Region

[RCMP A Division]
by Chris Pinette

Blazon of Division A (Ottawa, Ontario) badge: On an escutcheon Argent a sword Sable hilt and pommel Or in saltire a key ward outward and downward Azure surmounted by a maple leaf Gules.
Chris Pinette, 14 February 2000

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