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A Stately Presence: The NYPD's Mounted Unit

05/07/12 through 11/04/12 | 10am-4pm

New York City Police Museum

100 Old Slip Map

212-480-3100

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07-05-2012 12:00:00 04-11-2012 12:00:00 America/New_York A Stately Presence: The NYPD's Mounted Unit | 10am-4pm New York City police have used horse-mounted officers since at least 1858, with the opening of Central Park. Since its formal organization in 1871, the Mounted Unit has evolved into one of the NYPD's most visible and elite police units. This exciting exhibit will explore their fascinating history and continuing day-to-day operations. Through artifacts that include saddles, harnesses and uniforms, paintings, video, and historic photographs, the exhibit will delve into the lives and work of the officers known by their nickname, "10-foot cops." http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=111554 New York City Police Museum New York City Police Museum

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New York City police have used horse-mounted officers since at least 1858, with the opening of Central Park. Since its formal organization in 1871, the Mounted Unit has evolved into one of the NYPD's most visible and elite police units. This exciting exhibit will explore their fascinating history and continuing day-to-day operations. Through artifacts that include saddles, harnesses and uniforms, paintings, video, and historic photographs, the exhibit will delve into the lives and work of the officers known by their nickname, "10-foot cops."

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