Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is Canada's Federal Police service. It is a force with paramilitary roots, being originally named the "Northwest Mounted Police", and playing an early role in countering the Northwest Rebellion.

Several of Canada's Province contract the RCMP to serve as their Provincial Police Force.

The RCMP, colloquially called the "Mounties", or "the Horsemen", are known for wearing a uniform consisting of a red serge tunic, blue riding pants with a yellow stripe down the seam, knee length riding boots, and large stetson-sized felt hat, with a flat brim. However this uniform is only worn on ceremonial occasions.