D.C. Police disbanding Mounted Unit

D.C. mounted police horses. Image: DCist.com.

Disbanding of horse mounted police units continues across the U.S. The horse mounted unit in the nation's Capitol is the latest casualty. WJLA reports: The Horse Mounted Unit of the Metropolitan Police Department is being disbanded, D.C. police confirmed. A spokesperson for the department said the changes are a result of recent budget cuts by D.C.… Continue reading D.C. Police disbanding Mounted Unit

Ertischek: Saying a sad goodbye to Boston’s Police faithful horses (US)

Cross-posted from Wicked Local/West Roxbury News By DAVID ERTISCHEK I can’t blame Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis for disbanding the Mounted Unit. I know he’s trying to save human jobs instead of horses’ jobs. But I will miss seeing the Mounted Unit around town. The only solace I can take is that the Boston Park… Continue reading Ertischek: Saying a sad goodbye to Boston’s Police faithful horses (US)