Fort Lauderdale police horse retires after 9 years of service

Commander to enjoy retirement at Mill Creek Farm in Alachua County

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - An equine member of the Fort Lauderdale Police Mounted Unit, Commander, is retiring after nine years of service with the police department.

Commander has lived at the police department's barn at 700 NE Ninth St. since 2008, after it was donated to the city.

Commander has served the city by patrolling neighborhoods, beaches and the downtown areas.

Commander will enjoy his retirement at Retirement Home for Horses.

The retirement home is located at Mill Creek Farm in Alachua County.


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