RCMP Get Their Goat

Cst. Stephanie Butterill of the Desmarais RCMP

RCMP Officers A Career of Diversity

DEMARAIS, AB – The RCMP always get their ‘man’. This weekend, the RCMP in Demarais Alberta took that mantra to a new level. The RCMP got their goat.

The case demonstrates some of the variety that rural RCMP officers face across Canada. 

Desmarais RCMP were called to a report of a found Goat near the North Wabasca lake on August 24, 2013.  The Goat was taken in by the local S.C.A.R.S. animal rescue and provincial SPCA advised.   If you are or aware of anyone missing a goat, please contact Cst. Stephanie Butterill of the Desmarais RCMP at 780-891-3768.

It might sound funny, but the tasks that RCMP officers across Canada do on a daily basis are extremely varied. Officers are busy at all levels of fighting crime, and in community relations. From protecting the Prime Minister, fighting organized crime, investigating international incidents, all the way to saving a missing or lost goat. 

It is a job with certain variety.

The RCMP are Hiring

Mass collision during Springtime Storm in Alberta - RCMP Photo
Mass collision during Springtime Storm in Alberta – RCMP Photo

If you are looking for a diverse career. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police offers a challenging and exciting career to those interested in making a difference in their communities and their country. We are looking for people from all walks of life to join Canada’s national police service. 

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“RCMP members play an important role in ensuring the safety and security of those in the communities they serve,” said Constable Chad Adamchick. “Furthermore, with more than 150 different types of operational and administrative opportunities, those who join the RCMP can count on a career full of learning and variety.”

The RCMP has more than 28,000 employees. We provide municipal and provincial policing services in eight provinces (excluding Ontario and Quebec) and all three territories as well as federal policing services right across the country.

If you are interested in learning more about a career with the RCMP, attend our Career Presentation:
Date:   Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Time:   5:00 PM

Place: Lecture Theatre BK118 Lakeland College, 2602 59 Avenue, Lloydminster, Alberta 

To register for the information session and/or to register to write the RCMP entrance exam, please phone 1-877-726-7472.

To apply to the RCMP you must be a Canadian citizen, of good character, 19 years of age at the time of engagement (may apply at 18 years of age), and proficient in English or French. You must possess a valid, unrestricted Canadian driver’s licence and a Canadian secondary school (high school) diploma or equivalent. You must meet the medical, psychological, and vision standards, and meet the necessary level of physical abilities. You must be prepared to carry a firearm and use it or any other necessary force, be willing and able to relocate anywhere in Canada, be willing to work shift work including weekends and holidays, and be willing to pledge allegiance to Canada.

To find out more about the RCMP or to get details about future career presentations, please visit our website at www.rcmpcareers.ca.

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