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Officer Hank Price

Officer Hank Price

Officer Hank Price has served as a St. Paul Police Officer since 1999. He loves serving in the Mounted Unit due to his love of horses and the constant training and learning involved.

 

 

 


Officer Jennifer Mink & Moose

Officer Jennifer Mink & Moose

Officer Jennifer Mink joined the Mounted Unit in 2014. Jen says that working with the Mounted Unit has been a dream come true. As a kid, Jen saved her pennies to take horseback riding lessons. She loves the Mounted Unit because it allows her to work special events and have a closer relationship with the citizens of St. Paul.

Jen has her Bachelors degree from Western Illinois University. Jen loves learning new things so it's no surprise she's a Response to Resistance and Aggression Instructor and a Mounted Police Instructor. 

Jennifer Mink is currently assigned to Moose. A 10 year old Clydesdale Quarter horse donated from Red Wing.

Moose is the gentle giant in the herd. He loves eating and conserving his energy. He's also very brave. In the face of danger, he remains calm and quiet. 


Officer Andrew Lewis & Rascal

Officer Andrew Lewis & Rascal

Officer Andrew Lewis has been with the St. Paul Police Department since 2001. He became a member of the mounted unit in 2004, and now is the head trainer of the mounted Unit. In addition, he also serves as a use of force and firearms instructor for the department. He has a political science degree from the University of Iowa and has served four years in the United States Army as an Airborne Ranger.

Officer Andrew Lewis is currently assigned Rascal

Rascal is currently 14 years old. Rascal is very athletic. He loves to jump. He's not a fan of scooters. His favorite treat is Granny Smith apples


Officer Chris Hoyt & Javier

Officer Chris Hoyt & Javier

Officer Chris Hoyt has been a police officer since 1992 and began his career with St. Paul in 2000.
Officer Hoyt has worked patrol in the East and Central districts and was a Motors officer before Joining the Mounted Patrol. Officer Hoyt looks forward to a future retirement of owning a Dude Ranch for traveling families.

Quote:  Doing the right thing may not always be popular, but it’s the only thing that makes a positive difference.

Officer Chris Hoyt and Javier

Javier is an Appaloosa/Quarter horse mix, 16.2 Hands. He joined the St. Paul unit in 2012. He is a very curious horse and loves to snack on apples and carrots.


Officer Tommy Handwerk & Charlie

Officer Tommy Handwerk & Charlie

Officer Tommy Handwerk has been a police officer since 2005 and started with the St. Paul Police Department in 2009. He joined the Mounted Patrol Unit in 2013 and loves to come to work. On his days off, Officer Handwerk loves to be at home with his family and ride his Harley Davidson motorcycle down Mississippi River Road.

Charlie is a Thoroughbred/American Spotted Giraffe mix. He's 8 years old, and came to the unit from Delano, MN.

Officer Tommy Handwerk and Charlie