Detroit-based company to continue funding Detroit police horses

The unit has a long history of police work dating all the way back to 1893. • Click on Detroit reports: The Detroit Police Department's mounted unit is one of the oldest in the country, and it will be around for at least the next three years thanks to a funding commitment that was announced… Continue reading Detroit-based company to continue funding Detroit police horses

10 horses rescued from Detroit warehouse

TOM GREENWOOD reporting for the Detroit News writes: "Early Tuesday afternoon members of the Michigan Humane Society, Detroit Animal Rescue and the Detroit Police Department rescued 10 neglected horses from a crumbling cinderblock warehouse on the city's west side. "The horses, some with heavily matted fur, protruding ribs and neglected hooves, were confined in a… Continue reading 10 horses rescued from Detroit warehouse

Mounted Police Horses get new home in Detroit

Residents Can Meet Mounted Horses At Open House July 24th Cross-posted from Channel 4 -- ClickOnDetroit The new barn located at 9000 Merrill Plaisance in Palmer Park was unveiled in a press conference. The Detroit Mounted Police was founded in 1893 to corral loose farm animals. The mounted patrol was disbanded in 2005, but was… Continue reading Mounted Police Horses get new home in Detroit