National interest investigations are those investigations which concern corruption of domestic public officials, the integrity of national programs or matters requiring special investigative expertise.
Such investigations will normally be conducted by Commercial Crime Sections or with their assistance. The RCMP meets investigative demands in this area with existing resources. Commercial Crime Sections work cooperatively with other domestic and international law enforcement and government agencies and departments.
The RCMP Commercial Crime Sections are often called on to conduct sensitive investigations involving the following Criminal Code offences: