Mounted Patrol

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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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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