"10-Foot Cops: The NYPD's Mounted Unit"

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Photograph: Courtesy of the Children's Museum of Manhattan
"10-Foot Cops: The NYPD's Mounted Unit"
Few spectacles stop people in their tracks on NYC streets as much as mounted police. On loan from downtown's New York Police Museum, "10-Foot Cops" looks at the phenomenon and history of this elite NYPD unit through artifacts—among them saddles on which kids can have their picture taken, uniforms, paindings and a replica of an NYPD stable—archival video (such as a 1940 short called "Training Police Horses") and special talks that illuminate the role and daily lives of these regal public ambassadors. All ages.
Event phone: 212-721-1223
Event website: http://cmom.org