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Border Patrol Horse Killed in Duty Accident

“While on patrol near Carrizo Springs, Jayce accidentally came in contact with a downed power line."

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NC Police Horse Hit by Drunk Driver for Second Time

“We were just patrolling downtown Wilmington as we usually do on a Friday night,” said Wilmington Police Department Mounted Unit Aaron Mininger, who has been riding Elton for the past five years, in a video statement.

MI Deputy Dies After Fall During Mounted Patrol

Clare County Mounted Deputy Nichole Shuff has died after sustaining a serious head injury on Monday, according to the Clinton County Sheriff's Office.

NYPD Video Shows Mounted Officer Pursue Fleeing Suspect Through Times Square

Body-worn camera video shows the officer say something to the alleged robber and point at him. The man fled on foot, but the officer and horse were hot on his trail.

Mounted Police Make Appearance at PetSmart Retail Store

Customers at a pet supply store in a suburb of New Orleans were treated to an unusual sight over the weekend as a horse and his human handler with the Slidell Police Department strolled the aisles saying hello.

Video: Texas Police Release Body Camera Footage of Controversial Arrest

The Galveston (TX) Police Department released body camera footage of an arrest that sparked some outrage in August.

UK Welcomes Law that Increases Penalty for Subjects that Attack K-9s

Handlers and K-9s in the United Kingdom are welcoming a new law that went into effect earlier this week that significantly increases the maximum penalty for offenders who attack a service dog.

Video: West Virginia Teen Donates Horse to Ohio Police Department's Mounted Unit

A 13-year-old donated his horse—named Sam—to the Columbus Division of Police in Ohio.

2 Police Horses Struck in Melee Outside Southern California Bar

Six people were arrested after a large fight broke out in Santa Ana early Sunday morning as bars were closing. One person reportedly struck a police horse named "Chex." Another horse, named "Willa," was also reportedly assaulted.

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St. Paul Police Disbanding Mounted and Motor Units

Spokesperson Steve Linders said multiple reasons went into the department's decision, including the fact that the department has seen an increase in injuries to members of both units.

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