DPD calling on students to help them name their newest horse - FOX 32 News Chicago

DPD calling on students to help them name their newest horse

Posted: Updated:
The newest horse to join the Detroit Police Department's Mounted Unit. The newest horse to join the Detroit Police Department's Mounted Unit.

By Fox 2 News Staff

DETROIT (WJBK) -- Detroit Police need to name the newest horse joining their Mounted Unit and are turning to the city's elementary students for help.

A twelve-year-old Selle Francias horse is joining four other horses -- Baby, Elmo, Tiny and Wynn -- currently in the unit.

DPD wants students in first through sixth grades at the city's public and charter schools to submit possible names by December 20.

The winner will be picked by Interim Police Chief Chester Logan.  That student will be invited to the Mounted Unit's barn for the naming ceremony.

To enter, students need to get their name, a contact phone number and one suggested horse name to The Office of Public Information.  Entries can be phoned in to (313) 596-2200, faxed to (313) 596-1450, emailed to pubinfo@detroitmi.gov or mailed to 1300 Beaubien, Room 203, Detroit, MI 48226.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • VP Joe Biden speaking in Detroit on Labor Day

    VP Joe Biden speaking in Detroit on Labor Day

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:29:13 GMT
    Vice President Joe Biden is in Detroit on Labor Day for the second time in three years. He addressed the crowd earlier this morning.
    Vice President Joe Biden is in Detroit on Labor Day for the second time in three years. He addressed the crowd earlier this morning.
  • RECALL: Kraft American Singles Cheese Slices

    RECALL: Kraft American Singles Cheese Slices

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:05 AM EDT2014-09-01 12:05:15 GMT
    Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier.
    Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier.
  • Minimum wage hike launches this Labor Day

    Minimum wage hike launches this Labor Day

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:30:54 GMT
    Minimum wage workers across metro Detroit and the rest of the state are getting a small raise this Labor Day.
    Minimum wage workers across metro Detroit and the rest of the state are getting a small raise this Labor Day.
Powered by WorldNow

205 N. Michigan Avenue
Ground Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Station Operator: (312) 565-5532
Newsroom: (312)565-5533

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices