The Madison Police Department Mounted Unit currently has two full-time officers and four part-time officers. The unit regularly works in the downtown area, to help manage bar crowds and other issues. Mounted officers also work special events, assist in search and rescue efforts, and make community/public appearances.
April 20, 2017 5:54 PM
Recently, the Madison Police Mounted Patrol Unit travelled to Green Bay to train with Milwaukee Mounted Police and the newly formed Green Bay Police Mounted Patrol. There were a total of 11 police horses and 17 officers that took part in this two day training with topics that included formation … [read more]
February 23, 2017 4:17 PM
On February 14th and 15th, Michelle Knapp (www.knapphorsemanship.com) provided the Mounted Patrol Unit with a two day training focusing on “Posture and Balance” at the Horse First Farm. Officers learned how to be a more connected and effective partner by understanding how they can improve their … [read more]
November 10, 2015 1:04 PM
For a "horse's" view of Freakfest, click on the video below: Horse's View [read more]
Captain of Police