A first in Canada for the RCMP, the Nova Scotia RCMP announced on October 30, 2017 that all clients including victims, witnesses and police officers will now have the option to swear legal oaths on an eagle feather. 12 Detachment Commanders were on hand to accept the Eagle Feathers and the responsibility for their use within the detachments they manage.

Dartmouth – A first in Canada for the RCMP, the Nova Scotia RCMP announced on October 30, 2017 that all clients including victims, witnesses and police officers will now have the option to swear legal oaths on an eagle feather. The eagle feather will be used in the same way as a Bible or affirmation and may also be offered as a comfort for a client when interacting with employees at a detachment.

Earlier on Oct. 30, a ceremony was held at the Nova Scotia RCMP Headquarters where A/Commr. Brian Brennan, Commanding Officer of the ...

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