New Horse Joins Folsom PD Mounted Unit

The Folsom Police Department welcomed a new horse to its mounted unit. Denny, a 12-year-old American Paint Horse arrived at the Folsom Police Department on December 15. Denny was acquired from a trainer/veterinarian in Sparks, Nevada. The Folsom Police Mounted represents the Folsom Police Department as ambassadors of goodwill, build community partnerships, educate youth, and reduce crime by providing high visibility patrol. The unit is also active in basic patrol duties such as retail parking enforcement, focused enforcement on property crimes, outside agency assist for crowd control and search and rescue operations. The Mounted Unit consists of five officers and their mounts. The horses serving the Mounted Unit were donated, surrendered or rescued.