The Mounted Patrol is a team of officers who, in addition to their regular duties, are selected to train and be available to work various assignments on horseback as needed. These assignments include search and rescue, crowd control, patrolling areas where numerous crimes are occurring, public relations, etc. These officers and their horses undergo extensive training to ensure preparedness for their various missions.
Master Deputy Mark McCarter is the supervisor of the Mounted Patrol Unit.
The Mounted Search and Rescue (MSAR) Team is comprised of Sheriff's Office Mounted Patrol Deputies and Volunteer Citizens. York County horse lovers who wish to help their community can apply to the MSAR team by filling out the application and returning it to the Law Enforcement Training Center located at 92 Stoneybrook Drive, York, SC 29745