History of Ridge Meadows RCMP
Here is a brief history of the evolution of policing in Ridge Meadows.
Below is a picture of Chief Constable Edwin Pope on a horse, sole policeman in Maple Ridge from 1890's to 1921.
Here is the opening of the new B.C. police station in Haney. L to R: Constable R Somerville (Haney), Harold Sutton (Reeve of PM), Solomon Mussallem (Reeve of MR), Cont. WB 'Kelly' Irving, Const. R Kenny, and Const. J Faust - all Haney detachment.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police took over policing in British Columbia in 1950 just after the opening of this new police station.
This is the first police car to arrive in Haney
Special thanks to the staff of the Maple Ridge Museum and if you would like to learn more about the history of Maple Ridge please checkout their website.
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