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Royal Canadian Mounted Police Auxiliary Constables,

M Division, Whitehorse, Yukon, 1994-95



RCMP Auxiliary Constable patches, 1995     The RCMP Auxiliary Constable Program was first introduced nationally in 1963 to enhance community policing and crime prevention initiatives as well as assisting RCMP regular members with some of their general duties. "An Auxiliary Constable is an unarmed, unpaid, uniformed RCMP volunteer whose activities are governed under provincial legislation. RCMP Auxiliary Constables may have peace officer or equivalent status, in accordance to their provincial or territorial statutes." In the Yukon Territory (M Division), the program was introduced in 1994 when 13 Whitehorse-area residents were sworn in.

    The original Auxiliary Constables had the same uniforms as regular members of the Force, with the addition of a small patch below the regular arm patch, seen to the right. Due to safety concerns, they now (2016) have very different uniforms.

    In December 2013, a banquet was held to honour the 19 Auxiliary Constables currently serving in Whitehorse, Carmacks and Dawson City - two of them having been on the Force since the program was initiated in 1994.



The original Yukon Auxiliary Constables just after being sworn in, in 1994.
RCMP M Division Auxiliary Constables, 1994

Yukon Auxiliary Constables with members of the RCMP Musical Ride in July 1995.
RCMP M Division Auxiliary Constables, 1995

Yukon Auxiliary Constables with 'The Bug', a popular Community Policing tool, in 1995.
RCMP M Division Auxiliary Constables, 1995

Chris Caldwell created this logo for us in 1995
RCMP Auxiliary Yukon loogo by Chris Caldwell
This plaque was presented to me when I retired
from the Force.
RCMP Auxiliary service plaque

Royal Canadian Mounted Police, M Division Headquarters, Whitehorse, Yukon.
RCMP M Division, Whitehorse



Crime & Policing in the North