RCMP Failed to Provide Guns, Training: Full Text of Court Ruling

The following is the full text of a Sept. 29 court ruling that found the RCMP guilty of failing to provide AR-15 rifles and training to its officers, three of whom were shot to death in June 2014 in Moncton, New Brunswick. CBC, which provided live updates of the trial, reported last week on the judge’s decision here.

The 64-page ruling was sent to TheGunBlog.ca by the court. The bold was in the original.

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RCMP’s Top Gun Suppliers 2016: Colt Canada, M.D. Charlton, S&W

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Colt Canada Corp. was the RCMP’s biggest supplier of guns last year, as Canada’s national police equipped officers with AR-15 rifles. M.D. Charlton Co., which sells SIG Sauer, Mossberg and Winchester among its brands, came second, followed by Smith & Wesson Corp. in third place.

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RCMP Trial This Week Focused on This Report Recommending AR-15

Canada RCMP Police AR-15 Rifle Patrol Carbine ReportHere is a 2010 report that recommended the RCMP adopt the AR-15 rifle. The study and its author were in focus this week at a trial to decide if Canada’s federal police are guilty of having failed to provide appropriate equipment and training to officers responding to attackers. The case is relevant to all of us.

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RCMP Began to Train Shooting on the Move Last Year, Gazette Says

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Source: RCMP Gazette magazine. Photo Credit: Martin Racicot

People are often astonished that most police officers aren’t into shooting or guns, don’t train often with firearms and are lousy at marksmanship. But being armed and being skilled with your arm are completely different.

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