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Hernando County, Florida -- Are you an experienced equestrian? Do you have a horse? Do you have spare time that you would like to use by serving your community?

How would you like to become a member of the Hernando County Sheriff's Office Civilian Mounted Unit?

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office is holding an information session for anyone that is interested in learning more about this fun and rewarding opportunity. The session will be held at the Emergency Operations Center located at 18900 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, on Monday, January 27, 2014, at 7 p.m.

Members from the Civilian Mounted Unit will explain what the unit does and what the roles and responsibilities of the members (volunteers) are. Anyone that is interested in becoming a member of the unit will need to complete a volunteer application and submit to background investigations and riding evaluations.

Once volunteers are selected, more intensive training will take place.

Just a reminder, this is an informative meeting only; please leave horses at home.

For more questions contact Sergeant Kathleen Reid, atreid@hernandosheriff.org or at (352) 754-6830.

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