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List of mounted police forces

This article lists mounted police units and forces by country and, where applicable, by sub-national or regional units.

Australia[edit]

Barbados[edit]

Barbados mounted branch established 1834

Belgium[edit]

  • Cavalry department, part of the General Reserve of the Federal Police.[1]
    • Royal Mounted Escort

Brazil[edit]

Regimento de Cavalaria 9 de Julho on patrol.

Canada[edit]

Denmark[edit]

  • Københavns Politi, horses disappeared in the 70's but was reestablished in 1998.[3]

Bulgaria[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Greece[edit]

India[edit]

Mounted police in Chennai

Iran[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Israel[edit]

Italy[edit]

Jamaica[edit]

Japan[edit]

Latvia[edit]

Lesotho[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Malta[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Montenegro[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Mounted police in Amsterdam

Norway[edit]

  • Oslo Police District, Rytterkorpset (Special Services Section), aka "Det Ridende Politi" / "The Mounted Police" at Oslo Politidistrikt, (Spesialseksjonen), in Oslo that was established in 1893, (Centennial in 1993 celebrated with celebratory ride across the USA) At present 15 horses and around 25 officers.

Poland[edit]

Mounted police in Warsaw

Portugal[edit]

Puerto Rico[edit]

Romania[edit]

Serbia[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Mounted police in Cape Town

Spain[edit]

Escuadron de Caballería de la Guardia Civil y Unidad de Caballería del Cuerpo Nacional de Policía

Sri Lanka[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

As of 2009, the following Swiss police forces employ mounted units:[14]

United Kingdom[edit]

Mounted police in Princes Street, Edinburgh

Active mounted Sections[edit]

Recently disbanded sections[edit]

United States of America[edit]

Alabama[edit]

Arizona[edit]

California[edit]

Colorado[edit]

Douglas County Sheriff's Office

Weld County Sheriff's Mounted Posse

Delaware[edit]

District of Columbia[edit]

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia, Horse Mounted Unit

Florida[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Hawaii[edit]

Idaho[edit]

Illinois[edit]

Indiana[edit]

Iowa[edit]

Kansas[edit]

Kentucky[edit]

Louisiana[edit]

Maine[edit]

Maryland[edit]

Massachusetts[edit]

Michigan[edit]

Minnesota[edit]

Missouri[edit]

Nebraska[edit]

Nevada[edit]

New Hampshire[edit]

New Jersey[edit]

New Mexico[edit]

New York[edit]

Police horses drinking from a fountain in Central Park

North Carolina[edit]

Ohio[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

Oregon[edit]

Pennsylvania[edit]

Rhode Island[edit]

South Carolina[edit]

Tennessee[edit]

Texas[edit]

Virginia[edit]

Washington[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

Zimbabwe[edit]

References[edit]

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  11. ^ Serbian Mounted Unit
  12. ^ Serbian Mounted Unit
  13. ^ Serbian Mounted Unit
  14. ^ Spycher, Barbara (14 September 2009). "Berns Polizisten auf hohem Ross". Der Landbote (in German). p. 3. 
  15. ^ Mathieson, Amy (6 July 2012). "Nottinghamshire Police to disband its mounted branch". Horse & Hound. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  16. ^ http://www.dekalbcountysheriff.org/Dekalb/index.html
  17. ^ Tempe Police Department (Arizona)
  18. ^ "Bonelli MAU". 
  19. ^ http://www.co.larimer.co.us/sheriff/posse/posse.htm
  20. ^ http://www.nps.gov/uspp/fhorsepage.htm
  21. ^ "Home Page". 
  22. ^ "Police - Patrol & Enforcement". 
  23. ^ "Mandeville police launch mounted division, public can meet horses next week". 
  24. ^ http://www.kalamazoocountymounted.com/indexg.html
  25. ^ http://www.lvmpd.com/bureaus/mounted_police.html
  26. ^ "Morris County Park Police - Mounted Unit". 
  27. ^ http://www.unioncountynj.org/police/mounted.html
  28. ^ "Police Department - Saratoga Springs, NY". 
  29. ^ http://www.gcsmu.org
  30. ^ "Page Not Found".