Special Duties

The mounted unit also serves as the Park Department's official Honor Guard attending park openings, tree lighting ceremonies and many of the city's neighborhood parades. The unit has had the distinct pleasure of participating in Presidential Inaugural Parades as well as the CanAm Mounted Parade held in Toronto Canada. Other duties expected of the unit include funeral details. Attending funerals by honoring dignitaries as well as fallen officials that have died in the line of duty.