Organized crime is one of five strategic priorities established by the RCMP.
It is defined by Canada's Criminal Code as crime committed by any
group of at least three people that has as one of its main purposes or activities
the facilitation or commission of one or more serious offences where the primary
motive is profit. The organized crime network is an international problem that
ignores national boundaries. This is why we are focusing on a philosophy that
advocates partnerships with the public and other Canadian and foreign law enforcement
organizations to carry out our investigations. We are keeping an eye on organized
crime for you..
IPOC investigators hit criminal organizations by targeting the proceeds of
crime and the very motivation behind any criminal activity, i.e. profit, by
seizing the assets purchased by criminal elements with "dirty" money.
IPOC investigators work in conjunction with other RCMP units and several outside
agencies, police departments, foreign enforcement agencies, banks and professional
In partnership with local, national and international agencies, "C" Division
RCMP drug investigators have the mandate to fight criminal organizations involved
in drug importation and trafficking at the national and international levels.
The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) is an integrated, multidisciplinary team that is tasked with investigating major crime in partnership with local,
national and international agencies in an effort to curtail the expansion and development of organized crime in Quebec.
The mission of the Aboriginal CFSEU is to maintain social cohesion within
Aboriginal communities by leading an ongoing fight against criminal organizations
operating on First Nations territories. Its goal is to investigate, pursue
and dismantle criminal organizations whose negative impact and intimidation
methods pose a direct threat to the best interests and well-being of Quebec’s