Mounted Patrol

Mounted Patrol

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.

February 23, 2017 4:17 PM

On February 14th and 15th, Michelle Knapp ( 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]

September 16, 2014 2:50 PM

A note of thanks, The 2014 riding season has been filled with some amazing moments thanks to our riders and their mounts but has also seen some unprecedented challenges.  I would like to share with everyone some of these experiences while extending my sincere appreciation for all those … [read more]

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The Madison Police Department thanks the following for their support of the Mounted Patrol Unit:

Friends of Madison Mounted Horse Patrol The Horse First Farm