Meet Matilda: HPD introduces new Mounted Patrol horse to community

Houston police introduced their newest Mounted Patrol horse named Matilda.
Houston police introduced their newest Mounted Patrol horse named Matilda.

HOUSTON – The Houston Police Department introduced their newest HPD Mounted Patrol member -- Matilda -- to the community on Tuesday.

The new horse was acquired from Carlas Murray, of Acres Homes. This 8-year-old mare was found through a relationship built by HPD Mounted Patrol officers who patrol the streets of Acres Homes.

Watch the full event in the video player above as soon as it can be processed.


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