Governor General Honours 12 RCMP Members

Her Excellency, the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, honoured and recognized 12 of our own on July 6 at the Citadelle of Québec, in Québec City.

We too would like to recognize these outstanding individuals, three of them posthumously, for their exceptional service and bravery and sacrifice. We would also like to recognize that most stories go untold and many of our members deserve thanks and recognition for their work and dedication.

Those honoured in the ceremony were:

Order of Merit of the Police Forces:
Chief Superintendent Stephan Joseph Marcel Drolet, M.O.M., Burnaby, British Columbia

Meritorious Service Decorations (Civil Division)
Staff Sergeant Alain J. M. Clavet, M.S.C. (Retired), Ottawa, Ontario, Meritorious Service Cross (Civil Division)

Declarations for Bravery
Constable Mathieu Daigle, M.B., Dieppe, New Brunswick
Constable Fabrice Gevaudan, M.B. (posthumous), Dieppe, New Brunswick
Corporal Peter Cyril MacLean, M.B., Moncton, New Brunswick
Constable Robert Nickerson, M.B., Moncton, New Brunswick
Constable Dave Ross, M.B. (posthumous), Moncton, New Brunswick
Constable Erik White, M.B., Dieppe, New Brunswick
Constable Eric Dubois, M.B., Gatineau, Quebec
Constable Nicolas Gilfillan, M.B., Memramcook, New Brunswick
Constable Shelly L. Mitchell, M.B., Moncton, New Brunswick
Constable Douglas Larche, M.B. (posthumous), Moncton, New Brunswick

You can learn more background about these citations here.

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