The RCMP are honouring it’s fallen members with a special ceremony at the RCMP Academy in Regina.
The memorial service honour’s regular members, special constables , auxiliary constables and civilian members who have lost their lives while on the job.
Constable Richer E.S Dubac, will have his name added to the RCMP Cenotaph, Honour Roll Book and Memorial Wall.
The total number of fallen members since the formation of the North-West-Mounted Police in 1873 is now 238.
The day began with a Memorial Parade on Sleigh Square at 8:45 a.m., followed by a Chapel Service at the Roche Percee Auditorium and then the plaque unveiling in front of the RCMP Chapel.
The RCMP National Memorial Service – an annual event held the second Sunday of September – was attended by more than 700 people this year, including family and friends of fallen RCMP members; RCMP members, veterans and cadets; and members of the U.S Border Patrol and the Montana Highway Patrol.
Dignitaries in attendance included Her Honour the Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield, S.O.M., S.V.M., Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, and Mr. Greg Lawrence, Saskatchewan Military Liaison and MLA for Moose Jaw Wakamow. They were hosted by Deputy Commissioner Daniel G.J. Dubeau, RCMP Acting Commissioner, and Assistant Commissioner Brenda Lucki, Commanding Officer of “Depot” Division.