Jackson County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse ready to gallop through parades across town

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Jackson County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse has been in existence for over 68 years. This all-volunteer group of peacekeepers and ambassadors for Jackson County originated in 1947 to serve the county sheriff. The current Jackson County sheriff is Mike Sharp. The Mounted Posse is structured as a para-military organization with Ed Adams as this year’s Captain. The Sheriff Posse is always ready to answer departments’ call, whether it is a search and recovery mission, parade duty, horse shows or fundraising events to benefit local charitable organizations. The Posse is constantly striving in its efforts and purpose to give Jackson County an auxiliary force available to the Sheriff’s Office to serve the community.

If you're interested in getting involved, watch the video above to find out how.

Sheriff's Mounted Posse will be hosting a poker tournament to help support local law enforcement.

Sheriff's Mounted Posse will be hosting a poker tournament to help support local law enforcement.