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Mounted police boost public trust

Community views of the police were positively effected when mounted police were used – sometimes greater than 10 percentage point shift in public opinion, according to research. However, when mounted police are only used for crowd control, this can negatively effect the public’s view of police on horse back. ~ HfH From: BBC News Levels Full Article

Miami’s mounted police patrol turns heads in Little Havana

From: Miami Herald By: Alexandra Torrealba Miami police officer Eduardo Pérez doesn’t patrol the neighborhood in a sleek squad car. He’s not on a motorcycle either. Pérez’s partner against ...Full Article

Are Police Horses a Dying Breed?

On a typical day, a police horse can only do good for the reputation of a city’s police force. Horses are seen as noble, attractive, and approachable when compared ...Full Article

Cops on horses: An old-fashioned police technique in the modern age

Communities generally love horse patrols. Most of the time the public is reluctant to interact with police offices..but less so on horse back. ~ HfH From: Southern California Public ...Full Article