Spotlight: Johnson County Sheriff's Mounted Patrol Unit
Johnson County Sheriff’s Mounted
While infrequently seen by the public, the Sheriff's Mounted Patrol assists
with several vital functions.
The Mission of the Johnson
County Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol Unit to assist the Johnson County Sheriff’s
Office anyway necessary in crowd control, search and rescue and Public
The Mounted Patrol Unit
of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is a volunteer Specialty Unit
consisting of Full-time, Reserve, and Special Deputies. The main duty of the
unit is Public Relation activities. Other duties include search and/or
rescue, crowd control, and any other assignment at the discretion of the
This unit is unique because the
members belonging to the unit provide much of the equipment. Every member
must provide a horse that is capable of doing a wide variety of tasks.
Members must also be able to transport their horse to any event they attend.
This would require a horse trailer and tow vehicle. The Johnson County
Sheriff’s Office will provide certain equipment and training to the unit
Since the Mounted Deputy has direct
contact with the public, it is imperative that the member present a positive
image of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.
Are you interested in
becoming a member of the Sheriff's Mounted Patrol Unit?
eligible to become a Law Enforcement Officer in the State of Indiana
School diploma or G.E.D.
be a convicted felon
eligible to carry a firearm
pass a minimum of 40 hours of Pre-Basic Training