Old-school RCMP patrol in White Rock

Officer in iconic red serge visits beach community promenade on horseback

Sgt. Dave Smith was patrolling the White Rock promenade Sunday on his horse, Justice accompanied by his dog, Coyote.

The patrol is part of a community policing initiative that has been requested by residents and business owners for several years.

“For international visitors, all they want to see is a Mountie and whether they love horses or dogs, there is something for everyone,” says Smith.

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The only other similar patrol is in Ottawa on Parliament Hill.

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