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Cst. Frederick “Rick” O’Brien honoured with a celebration of life at RCMP regimental funeral

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October 5th, 2023

Family and friends joined along with the RCMP to honour Constable Frederick “Rick” O’Brien with a full regimental funeral on October 4 at the Langley Events Centre. Cst. O’Brien was remembered by his friends and family for his love of family, his passion for helping others and his commitment to serve.

The RCMP wishes to thank the communities of Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Coquitlam and the greater public for their outpouring of support and kindness as we honoured Constable O’Brien, who was killed in the line of duty on Friday, September 22 in Coquitlam, British Columbia.

We would like to thank the over 5,000 individuals who attended Cst. O’Brien’s funeral. We are grateful to the many members from RCMP detachments, units, law enforcement agencies and first responders who marched in the final funeral procession.

If you missed the live coverage of the Regimental Funeral, it is available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/rcmptv. Please go to our social media platforms at BC RCMP Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for more information and photos.

We also wish to thank the media for their cooperation and tremendous assistance with the filming of ceremonial procession.

Attendees at the funeral included (but were not limited) to the following:

  • Abbotsford Police
  • BC Ambulance Service
  • BC Association of Chiefs of Police
  • BC Corrections
  • BC Sheriff Service
  • BCACP
  • Bellevue Police Department
  • Bellingham Police Department
  • British Columbia Emergency Health Services (BCEHS)
  • Brockville Police Service
  • Calgary Police Service – Alberta
  • Canada Border Services Agency
  • Canadian Armed Forces Military Police Unit Esquimalt
  • Canadian Pacific Police Service
  • Canadian Police Association
  • Central Saanich Police Service
  • City of Pitt Meadows Bylaw officers
  • Coquitlam Fire/Rescue
  • Correctional Service Canada – BC (Pacific Region)
  • Delta Firefighters’ Association
  • Delta Police Department
  • Ecomm 911
  • Edmonton Police Service – Alberta
  • Halifax Regional Police
  • Hamilton Fire Department – Hamilton, ON.
  • Hillsboro Police Department – Oregon
  • Kingston Police
  • Kitsap County Sheriff Office [Washington state]
  • Metro Vancouver Transit Police
  • Montreal Police Brotherhood (FPPM)
  • Municipal Fire Department – City of Surrey – Pipes and Drums
  • Municipal Fire Department – Township of Langley
  • Municipal Fire Rescue Department – West Vancouver
  • Nelson Police Department
  • New Westminster Police Department
  • Niagara Regional Police Service – Ontario
  • North Vancouver Firefighter’s Honour Guard
  • Oak Bay Police Department
  • Ontario Provincial Police
  • Ottawa Police Association
  • Peel Regional Police – Honour Guard
  • Pitt Meadows Fire Rescue Service
  • Port Coquitlam Fire Department
  • Port Moody Police
  • Regina Police Service and Regina Police Association
  • Saanich Police Department
  • Sarnia Police Service – Ontario
  • Seattle Police Department Honor Guard
  • Surrey Fire Service Honour Guard
  • Surrey Police Service
  • Toronto Police Association
  • US Coast Guard
  • Vancouver Park Rangers – British Columbia
  • Vancouver Police Department
  • VFRS Honour Guard
  • Victoria Police Department
  • West Vancouver Police Department
  • Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office – Honor Guard
  • Windsor Police
  • Winnipeg Police Service
  • YVR Fire Rescue

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