Recommendation Types

Review Recommendations

Review recommendations are classified according to the following 14 categories:

A – Apology

The complainant should be provided with an apology.

B – Code of Conduct Investigation

A Code of Conduct investigation should be performed or considered.

C – Operational Guidance

Subject members should receive guidance from senior members in respect of specific roles and responsibilities. 

D – Policy Review/Amendment

RCMP policies, procedures, or guidelines should be clarified or amended where a gap has been identified.

E – Policy Establishment

A new RCMP policy, procedure or guideline should be developed where a gap has been identified.

F – Reimbursement

The RCMP should provide appropriate monetary compensation to the complainant.

G – Report Review

Subject members should be instructed to review the CRCC's review report.

H – Retraining/Protocol Review

Subject members should review protocols or receive additional training regarding their responsibilities as members of the RCMP. 

I Suitability/Quality Review

A review should be conducted to assess the suitability of a particular member or the quality of a particular protocol or policy.

J – Supervision

A subject member's work should be supervised by a senior member for a reasonable period.

K – Meeting/Mediation

A meeting or mediation should be arranged between the RCMP/RCMP members and relevant parties.

L – Record/Document Modification

A record or document should be modified to accurately reflect occurrence of events and/or criminal charges.

M – Further Investigation

An investigation should be carried out where the RCMP determined that such an investigation was not necessary.

N – Other

Not adequately categorized, any other recommendation type.

Systemic Investigation Recommendations

Systemic investigation recommendations are classified according to the following 8 categories:

1 – Good Practice

The RCMP implement or consider implementing a working method, procedure or protocol worthy of emulating.

2 – Operational Guidance

A group of members (ex. By detachment, division…etc.) receive guidance in respect of specific roles and responsibilities.

3 – Policy Establishment

RCMP policies, procedures, or guidelines be developed where a gap has been identified.

4 – Policy Review/Amendment

RCMP policies, procedures, or guidelines be clarified or amended where a gap has been identified.

5 – Quality Review

A review is conducted to assess the quality of a particular protocol or policy.

6 – Record/Document Modification

A record or document be modified to ensure accuracy.

7 – Training

A group of members (ex. By detachment, division, rank…etc.) receive new and/or additional training regarding their responsibilities as a member of the RCMP.

8 – Other

Not adequately categorized any other recommendation type.

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