RCMP Name the Litter

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police needs your help to name the next generation of police dogs.

The chosen names will be given to 13 German Shepherd puppies born at the Police Dog Service Training Centre in Innisfail, Alberta.

The 13 children whose names are selected will each receive a laminated 8×10-inch photo of the pup they name, a plush dog named Justice and an RCMP baseball cap.

Contest rules are simple

  • Names must begin with the letter “M”
  • Names must have no more than nine letters
  • Names must be one or two syllables
  • Contestants must live in Canada and be 14 years old or younger
  • Only one entry per child will be eligible
  • Entries must be received by March 26, 2019

Contest winners and the winning names will be announced on April 30, 2019, on the RCMP website and social media.

There are two ways to enter

  1. Enter online
  2. Send a letter to the following address. Be sure to print the child’s nameaddresstelephone number and the suggested name for a puppy.Attn: “Name the Puppy Contest”
    Police Dog Service Training Centre
    Box 6120
    Innisfail, AB T4G 1S8

We love to receive drawings and paintings! If submitting by mail, children are invited to get creative with their entries.

Winning names will be chosen by the PDSTC staff. A draw will determine the winning entry in the event of multiple submissions of the same puppy name.

Although there can be only 13 winners, names not selected for the contest will be considered for other puppies born during the year.

About the Police Dog Services Training Centre, Depot Division

The Police Dog Services Training Centre is home to the RCMP’s national police dog training program and is a part of RCMP Depot Division. The centre has earned a great reputation for breeding top quality, working German Shepherds and for training dogs with outstanding searching and tracking abilities.

Media Release

Nootka Sound RCMP investigate serious assault on youth
Nootka Sound, General Investigation Services

2018-11-09 12:37 PST

File # 2018-790

The Nootka Sound RCMP with the assistance of Island District RCMP General Investigation Section are investigating a serious incident where a 17 year old youth was forcibly confined, assaulted and shot several times with a bb gun.

The incident occurred on Nov 5th, 2018 at a residence in Gold River. A search warrant was later executed on the residence with the assistance of the RCMP Forensic Investigation Section.

Four people are now in police custody and facing multiple charges including; Assault Causing Bodily Harm, Assault with a Weapon, Robbery, Forcible Confinement and Uttering Threats.

All parties are known to each other and the incident is alleged to have started over a stolen cell phone.

The file remains under investigation.

Scuba Diving Equipment Found

Recently the Nootka Sound RCMP had someone turn in some found Scuba Diving gear.  If you are missing some diving gear and believe that this could belong to you, then please contact the Nootka Sound RCMP Detachment at 250-283-2227.  The owner will be required to prove ownership.
Nootka Sound RCMP
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