April 1968: the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) was created to provide police, security and counter-intelligence services to the Canadian Forces. As part of the restructure of police and security services with the CF, the SIU was formally removed from the order of battle on 1 April 1998. The security and counter-intelligence functions were absorbed by the newly-formed Canadian Forces National Counter-Intelligence Unit (CFNCIU), and the criminal investigation mandate was assumed by the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNCIU).
April 1999: The Canadian Forces School of Intelligence and Security (CFSIS) is renamed Canadian Forces Military Police Academy. All Intelligence training is relocated to the newly created Canadian Forces School of Military Intelligence (CFSMI) in Kingston, ON under the direction of the Intelligence Branch.
On 13 April 2015, members of CF MP Group and the 75th Anniversary Committee conducted a Thunderbird Challenge “dry run” at Connaught Ranges in Ottawa.
The experience was invaluable, and helped us to tighten up the competition, which will run on 10 June 2015.
Watch the video of the test run below or at our YouTube channel.
More information about the event can be found on our Thunderbird Challenge page.
April 2011: The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service is awarded the CF Unit Commendation for its accomplishments in support of operations in Afghanistan.
Click on the links below to download our French and English Anniversary Week brochures.
Inside, you’ll find detailed information on all Anniversary Week events scheduled for the 10th, 11th, and 12th of June 2015 in Ottawa.
Details are provided for Thunderbird Challenge, Golf Day, Casino Night, Charity Barbeque, the Gala Dinner, as well as general tourism information from the Ottawa area.
If you don’t want to print them out, we will be handing these out during all of the Anniversary events.
Some unique videos were recently discovered in the CF MP Group library in Ottawa. These videos, which were produced by the CAF’s Public Affairs Branch, were originally released in 1987, 1993, and 1997.
Click on the videos below to watch them. They have also been uploaded onto our 75th Anniversary YouTube channel.
Apologies for some of the picture and sound quality…they were converted into digital format from old VHS tapes.
"La compagnie de Police Militaire dans la Division" (1987) (French only)
"Discipline & Duty: The Military Police in Action" (1993)
"Military Police Fund for Blind Children: Bringing Light into Darkness" (1997)
The Pointsman Association has asked us to share their April 2015 sitrep, and we are happy to oblige. (en Anglais seulement)
Click on the document below to download it, and visit www.thepointsman.ca to learn more about them.
“There was a woman of the Nimkish who was taken as a slave in war. She was with child and her master ordered he child to be killed at birth if it was a boy. She was desperate and didn’t know what to do. One day, as she washed clothes by a lake, a supernatural being from the lake gave her a copper plate. When it was face down it became night and face up, it became day. Thus, when a boy was born to her, she turned the copper plate face down and it became night in the middle of the day and her master could not see the child and by this ruse, he was saved. The boy then went to search for his father and found he had left to go to the Feather Mountain to get feathers for a ceremony of the Comox. He joined his father on Feather Mountain and met Thunderbird who made his Head Winter Dancer and said to him, ‘each winter shall the Lords of the Thunderbird gather and you shall be their Head Dancer’. And so it was”.
(As published in The Thunderbird Journal, Summer 1984)