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Cops use horse sense at backpack giveaway

Aug 29, 2019 - Newsday (New York)

About a dozen children circled two officers with the Nassau police department's mounted unit Wednesday night as the cops sat atop their horses at a Hempstead Village park.

One girl asked if she could touch "Valor," the four-legged partner of Officer Joseph Morris.

A curious boy wanted to know if the officer's horse could beat comic book superhero "The Flash" in a foot and hoof race.

Another boy asked if the  hardy steed could make it all the way to Florida.

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