Three parties negotiate Community Tripartite Agreements:
The First Nations Policing Program (FNPP), administered by Public Safety Canada, gives First Nations communities the opportunity to participate with the federal and provincial or territorial governments in tripartite agreements for the provision of dedicated policing services in their communities.
Under the FNPP, the RCMP currently provides policing services to a number of First Nation communities through a contingent of First Nations police officers working within the RCMP. The RCMP First Nations Community Policing Service (FNCPS) incorporates the principles and objectives of the FNPP, including:
The RCMP has traditionally policed First Nation communities pursuant to provincial policing agreements. Under the FNPP, the RCMP FNCPS is governed by two separate agreements:
The RCMP has a proud tradition of service to First Nation communities.
The FNPP allows us to build on past experience while continuing our commitment to a quality community policing approach that ensures First Nations communities play a key role in the implementation, governance and ongoing delivery of their policing services.
For more information, please contact Public Safety Canada.
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Ottawa, ON K1A 0P8