Many things were halted at the start of the year as COVID-19 just began rolling up its sleeves, one of which was an RCMP salary negotiation. \nThe RCMP, which is the national police service of Canada, not only wants a raise but has been wanting one for some time now, according to CBC.\nIt appears the police task force has not seen a pay increase since 2016, which was the last time their salary was updated on the website.\nThey were supposed to start negotiating back in March of this year but COVID-19 halted any meetings about compensation. \nEditor's Choice: 9 Actual Things You Can Buy From The Government Of Canada Right Now\n\n\n$53,000 - $86,110\n\n\nSalary of a constable \n\n\n\n \nNow, months later, Brian Sauvé, president of the National Police Federation that represents the RCMP, says that conversations surrounding the salary raises are back on. \n"They've been obviously without a raise for going on four years now, four and a bit," Sauvé told CBC. "We want to be fairly compensated."\nThe goal, he said, is to put the force on the same playing field as other police agencies.\nFigures showcase that a constable currently makes anywhere between $53,000 and $86,110, where a sergeant possibly makes between $109,000 and a little over $112,000.