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Nine years after they’ve been cut, Duluth police Chief Gordon Ramsay wants to re-establish mounted patrols in downtown. Pictured here are Jiggs and his two-legged partner, Duluth police officer Jim Rose. (File / News Tribune)

Duluth Police Department could bring back mounted patrols

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Duluth police Chief Gordon Ramsay wants to return to the days of yesteryear for a new tool to increase police presence and keep people safe downtown.


Ramsay is hoping to re-establish his department’s mounted patrol and have two to four 1,200-pound horses ridden by officers sitting nine to 10 feet in the air as they patrol the downtown.

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