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Memorable Manitobans: Manitoba Provincial Police

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Formed in 1870 as the “Mounted Constabulary Force,” the Manitoba Provincial Police (MPP) existed until 1932 when it was absorbed into the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Chiefs

Period

Chief

1870-1872

Frank Villiers (?-?)

1872-1874

Louis Nathal de Plainval [Louis Frasse, Viscomte de Plainval] (1841-1890)

1874-1880

Richard Power (c1851-1880)

1880-1886

Charles Constantine (c1847-1912)

1887-1888

Richard La Touche Tupper (1845-1904)

1888-1895

James M. Clark

1895-1919

Edward Joseph Elliott (1861-1940)

1919-1922

John Grant Rattray (1867-1944)

1922

George Smith (1882-1963) - Acting

1922-1932

Harry James Martin (1876-?)

See also:

Manitoba’s Finest by Jack Templeman
Manitoba History, Number 52, June 2006

Sources:

This page was prepared by Jack Templeman, John Burchill, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 November 2017

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