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Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
Gendarmerie royale du Canada (GRC)
Rank Insignia/Insignes de Grade
1990 - Present

(Called "Mounties")



Rank
Code
Rank
description notes
Rank Title - English
Rank Title – French
Insignia

NATO codes National rank grade information
As a bilingual service, all ranks have two titles English/French Cadet insignia worn on left arm.
Members
PLEO-1

This rank is held during recruit  training only.

Police Recruit

gendarme recure

None
PLEO-2

Constable moves through several pay grades with no insignia.

Constable

Constable

None
PLEO-3 Constable moves through several pay grades with no insignia. Constable

Constable

none
PLEO-4 Detachment Commander or Investigator Corporal

Caporal

PLEO-5 Detachment Commander Sergeant

Sergent

PLEO-6 Detachment Commander Staff Sergeant

sergent d'état-major

PLEO-7 Detachment Commander Staff Sergeant Major

sergent-major d'état-major

PLEO-8 Detachment Commander

Sergeant Major

sergent-major 

PLEO-9 Only one Member will attain this rank. Corps Sergeant Major

sergent-major du corps

Commissioned Officers
PLCO-4
  Inspector

inspecteur

LTCdr
PLCO-5
HQ Superintendent

Surintendant

CDr
PLCO-6
HQ Chief Superintendent

surintendant principal

Captain
Chief Officers
PLCH-1 Assistant Commissioners head each of the Divisions of the RCMP.  Effectively commanding Force members in each each province. Assistant Commissioner

commissaire-adjoint

Commodore
PLCH-2 There are 3 Deputy Commissioners. Deputy Commissioner

sous-commissaire

RAD
PLCH-3

There is only one Commissioner.

Commissioner

commissaire

VAD
Insignia Artwork taken from photgraphs of actual insignia
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