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Blast From the Past: Ten-Foot Cops

  Have you ever seen a “ten-foot tall cop?” You have if you’ve ever seen a mounted police officer! There are plenty of them patrolling the busy streets of New York City. As of 2011, the New York City Police Department’s mounted unit has 79 police officers and 60 horses, all specially trained to work [...]

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