Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Symbol of the Government of Canada

Common menu bar links

Principal Arms of the RCMP

North-West Mounted Police
1873 1878 1882 1895 1902 1904
 
Shoulder Arms
Snider-Enfield  
  Model 1876 Winchester
  Lee-Metford
  Lee-Enfield Magazine Rifle

 

North-West Mounted Police
1873 1878 1882 1895 1902 1904
 
Side Arms
Adams Mark I  
  Adams Mark I  
  Enfield Mark II
  Smith & Wesson D.A. and safety Models (gradually replaced by more modern pocket revolvers)

 

Royal Northwest Mounted Police
1904 1905 1909 1914 1919 1924
 
Shoulder Arms
Lee-Enfield Magazine Rifle  
Lee-Metford  
Model 1876 Winchester  
  Ross
Mark I
   
  Ross
Mark II
 
  Lee-Enfield
Magazine
Carbine
 
  Short Magazine Lee-Enfield

 

Royal Northwest Mounted Police
1904         1924
 
Side Arms
Colt New Service
Smith & Wesson D.A. and safety Models (gradually replaced by more modern pocket revolvers)

 

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
1924 1947 1960 1969
 
Shoulder Arms
Short Magazine Lee-Enfield  
  No. 4 Enfield  
  FN C1 A1  
  Model 70 Winchester

 

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
1924 1947 1960 1969
 
Side Arms
Colt New Service  
  Smith & Wesson Model 10
Smith & Wesson D.A. and safety Models (gradually replaced by more modern pocket revolvers)

Source: Klancher, Donald and Roger Phillips, Arms and Accoutrements of the Mounted Police, 1873-1973 (Bloomfield, Ontario: Museum Restoration service, 1982) p. 180