List of mounted police units

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The following is a list of mounted police units in the world:

Angola[edit]

  • Mounted Police Unit (Unidade de Polícia Montada)[1]

Argentina[edit]

Australia[edit]

Barbados[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Regimento de Cavalaria 9 de Julho on patrol.

Canada[edit]

Chile[edit]

Mounted Carabineros de Chile
  • Carabiners of Chile Cavalry Training School "General Óscar Cristi Gallo" (Escuela de Caballería de Carabineros "General Óscar Cristi Gallo")[13]

Colombia[edit]

  • Colombian Carabineers (Carabineros de Colombia)[14]

Denmark[edit]

Mounted police in central Copenhagen, 2008
  • Københavns Politi (Copenhagen Police), horses disappeared in the 70's but was reestablished in 1998.[15]

Bulgaria[edit]

France[edit]

Garde Républicaine arc de Triomphe 14 juillet 2012

Finland[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]

Sri Lanka[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

As of 2009, the following Swiss police forces employ mounted units:[26]

United Arab Emirates[edit]

Abu Dhabi Police Cavalry has been established in the middle of the 20th century. It is known as the most effective police in terms of crimes prevention, community policing and social responsibility.

United Kingdom[edit]

Mounted police in Princes Street, Edinburgh

Active mounted sections[edit]

Recently disbanded sections[edit]

United States[edit]

Alabama[edit]

Arizona[edit]

Arkansas[edit]

California[edit]

Colorado[edit]

Delaware[edit]

District of Columbia[edit]

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]

Pennsylvania[edit]

Rhode Island[edit]

South Carolina[edit]

Tennessee[edit]

Texas[edit]

Virginia[edit]

Washington[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

Vietnam[edit]

Zimbabwe[edit]

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