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Mounted Patrol Unit


Goals and Opportunities:

  • Serve as a volunteer for the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office and the citizens of Dakota County to increase available services 
  • Give the Sheriff’s Office the ability to patrol on horseback


  • Provide and ride your own horse
  • Be available for training each month
  • Attend required monthly meetings
  • Each horse/rider combination must successfully complete horsemanship/obstacle course test


  • Provide security at parades and events as requested
  • Perform search and rescue operations

Other Information:

  • Insurance is available to members only while they are representing the Sheriff’s Office
  • A portion of the uniform will be provided

Contact Information:

Call the Sheriff’s Patrol Division during business hours at (651) 438-4750 and ask for the Mounted Patrol Liaison.





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