List of mounted police units

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United Arab Emirates

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

For more information please visit adpolice.gov.ae

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]

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:[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]

Arkansas[edit]

California[edit]

Colorado[edit]

Douglas County Sheriff's Office

Weld County Sheriff's Mounted Posse

Parker Police Department

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]

Pennsylvania[edit]

Rhode Island[edit]

South Carolina[edit]

Tennessee[edit]

Texas[edit]

Grand Prairie mounted patrol

McKinney mounted patrol

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. ^ "Police horses to stay on patrol in Gloucestershire", Gloucestershire Constabulary, 22 August 2017
  16. ^ Mathieson, Amy (6 July 2012). "Nottinghamshire Police to disband its mounted branch". Horse & Hound. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
  17. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-03. Retrieved 2011-08-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  18. ^ Tempe Police Department (Arizona)
  19. ^ "Bonelli MAU".
  20. ^ "LAPD Mounted Unit".
  21. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-05-19. Retrieved 2008-07-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  22. ^ http://www.nps.gov/uspp/fhorsepage.htm
  23. ^ "Home Page".
  24. ^ "Police - Patrol & Enforcement".
  25. ^ "Mandeville police launch mounted division, public can meet horses next week".
  26. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-08-22. Retrieved 2010-10-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  27. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-10-05. Retrieved 2007-05-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  28. ^ "Morris County Park Police - Mounted Unit".
  29. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-08-20. Retrieved 2010-03-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  30. ^ "Police Department - Saratoga Springs, NY".
  31. ^ http://www.gcsmu.org Archived 2013-09-14 at the Wayback Machine
  32. ^ "Page Not Found".