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Two new horses at St Louis Police squad.

September 12, 1996
By: Adam Czerwinski
State Capital Bureau

A public request by the St Louis Police Deparment to beef up its mounted patrol has been answered by the state.

Adam Czerwinski reports from Jefferson City:

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The Department of Natural Ressources has reevaluated its need for horses.

So while that's going on...D-N-R has donated its two only horses to the St Louis squad.

Deparment spokesman Sue Holst says these horses have been trained to work at special events.

Actuality:Sue Holst
RunTime: 15sec.
OutCue: "...public relations"
Contents: They use the horses for crowd control and special events.

Sue Holst says that St Louis Police Department will use them in the same way.

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