Bob Paulson, a long-time Mountie who rose through the ranks by investigating biker gangs and terrorists, became RCMP commissioner on Wednesday, the Globe and Mail reports. Paulson, the Globe notes, cuts a starkly different figure from his predecessor, career bureaucrat William Elliott, and Last year, he avoided becoming involved in an attempt by senior commanders to get Elliott ousted over his rough management style. Upon taking the reins of the RCMP, Paulson pledged to get to the bottom of the recent sexual harassment scandal that has tarnished the force’s reputation.
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