Mounted patrol officers ride their horses.
Marc LaVoie
November 19, 2019 - 9:31 pm
Kansas City, MO - Months after the decision was made to keep the KCPD Mounted Patrol unit, Chief Rick Smith announced Tuesday the unit will be disbanded. Smith cited growing homicide numbers and violent crime rates, along with the need for more investigators on the streets, in his decision to...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 09, 2019 - 6:27 am
The Sheriff's Office in Jackson County, Kansas is placing 42 rescue horses up for adoption. Sheriff Tim Morse is working with K-Heart, the Kansas Horse Education, Advocacy and Resource team, to find good homes. The horses are rescues from unfit owners. "It was (Sheriff Morse's) intention, that...
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Bureau of Land Management
Marc LaVoie
August 24, 2018 - 5:25 am
Horse lovers are invited to a public sale of wild horses and burros in Kansas City, Kansas on Friday and Saturday at the Wyandotte County Fairgrounds. The Bureau of Land Management is selling 50 animals for direct purchase to good homes. Fees begin as low as $25. BLM staff will be there to answer...
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Kansas City Police Dept.
Jim Cunningham
January 31, 2018 - 4:16 am
They are the biggest members of the Kansas City Police Department and they serve as ambassadors for the city at more than 150 events a year. Buddy, Samson and Guinness are three of the 10 geldings on the KCPD Mounted Patrol Unit. One of their primary duties is crowd control. A police officer atop a...
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