DISCUSSIONS: 3 – (MAY 26) HEAD OF RCMP SHOULD BE A COMMITTEE OR ONE PERSON?

Head of the RCMP should be one person, a committee, a committee with RCMP and civilian reps?

Paulson has been an RCMP officer for more than 20 years. However, it is debatable whether or not he has improved the force. Questions arise about the forces neutrality in dealing with sexual harassment issues. The force has been publically criticized for inadequately work safety issues in the New Brunswick Justin Bourque shootings in 2014. arming its force in the shootingsPrior to Bob Paulson, William Elliot was the commissioner of the RCMP, a career civil servant, not a police officer. Before Elliot, Giuliano Zaccardelli, a veteran of the force.

Prior to Bob Paulson, William Elliot was the commissioner of the RCMP, a career civil servant, not a police officer. Before Elliot, Giuliano Zaccardelli, a veteran of the force.

Hence, police veterans have done an arguably questionable job of heading the RCMP. So too has a civilian. Perhaps the job is too big for one person to handle and it should be handled by a committee?

What do you think?

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