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The Philadelphia police department's newest recruits are cooling their heels on a farm in bucolic Ambler, Pa. The department recently acquired 11 horses, and started training officers to use them in crowd-control and related operations. That runs counter to thinking at other departments around the country, which have recently closed their equestrian units in a cost-cutting move.
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