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RCMP Calgary: A Career Nowhere Near Ordinary – Join the RCMP!

Career Presentation for people from visible minority groups

Calgary, Alberta – Learn how you can put ordinary behind you at a special recruiting presentation for men and women from visible minority groups interested in a career like no other.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police offers meaningful work, vast opportunities and the chance to serve in communities across Canada where you can make a real difference in people’s lives.

In 2013, 8.7% of RCMP officers self identified as a visible minority. The RCMP is committed to increasing the ranks of visible minority officers to 20% to better represent the communities we serve across the country.

During this presentation, you will learn about some of the more than 150 different types of policing opportunities within the RCMP and hear from experienced members who’ve donned the RCMP uniform. A recruiting officer will also outline the recruiting process step-by-step, provide advice and answer questions.

The presentation is on:

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 6:00 PM

RCMP Duncan Building

7575 8th Street Northeast, Calgary, Alberta

RCMP officers play an important role in ensuring the safety and security of those in the communities they serve. Responsible for enforcing the law and investigating crime, our officers are role models and leaders who provide advice and guidance to people from all walks of life. If you want to make a difference in your community and your country, this is a career to consider.

To apply to the RCMP you must be: a Canadian citizen; 19 years or older (may begin the application process at 18); of good character; proficient in English or French; and possess a high school diploma or equivalent. You must also be willing to relocate anywhere in Canada, have a valid Driver’s Licence, meet medical/psychological/vision standards and be physically fit.

The RCMP is looking for people who are responsible, respectful, professional, compassionate, honest and who have integrity. Once training is successfully completed, a new member will be posted to one of our 750 detachments across the country.

For more information on a career with the RCMP and basic requirements, visit our website at www.rcmpcareers.ca or contact your local recruiting office.

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