The Evansville Police Department has put two officers on horseback.
The EPD introduced its mounted patrol at The Boys and Girls of Evansville, where kids had an opportunity to meet the horses named Blondie and Speck.
Mayor Lloyd Winnecke said it’s not only about public safety, but building relationships.
(He said seeing children petting horses in the heart of the city is something you don't see every day.)
Police Chief Billy Bolin said the animals provide a boost…