The Florence Police Department is proud to highlight the Mounted Patrol Unit during the month of February. Your Mounted Unit is a part-time unit of four horse/rider teams. This unit trains annually with the Mobile Police Department’s Full Time Mounted Unit in the areas of crowd control, criminal apprehension, and community relations. Additionally, officers in this unit are responsible for the care and upkeep of the animals. The Mounted Unit provides assistance during special events throughout the city.