What We Do
The Mounted Patrol Division of the Crawford County Sheriff’s office plays a vital role in maintaining public safety and community engagement. Mounted patrol deputies are responsible for patrolling various areas on horseback, offering a unique and effective presence that fosters positive interactions with the community. Their duties encompass crowd control and management during public events, search and rescue operations in rugged terrain, and providing assistance in remote or hard-to-reach locations. Additionally, they contribute to law enforcement visibility, acting as ambassadors to strengthen community relations by participating in community outreach programs, educational initiatives, and providing a friendly and approachable presence at public gatherings. The Mounted Patrol Division’s distinctive capabilities enhance law enforcement’s effectiveness while promoting a safer and more connected environment.