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Meet the Mounted Horse Patrol Unit

Sergeant Vickie Dills

Sergeant Vickie Dills

Sergeant Dills joined the Metro-Nashville Police Department in 2006. She currently supervises the Horse Mounted Patrol Unit under the Tactical Operations Section of the Special Operations Division. Prior to her current assignment, Sgt. Dills was assigned to Community Services Bureau as a Flex Unit Supervisor and a Patrol Supervisor. As an officer, Sgt. Dills served the role of Patrol Officer, Flex Officer, CSU Detective, Sex Crimes Detective, and Narcotics Detective. Sergeant Dills holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the Middle Tennessee State University.

Officer Nathan Clark

Officer Nathan Clark

Officer Clark joined the Metro Nashville Police Department in 2003 and has served the police department in several different capacities over the course of his career. Officer Clark was transferred to the Mounted Patrol Unit in 2016 and was partnered up with Skipper, an 18 year old Tennessee Walking Horse. Skipper has been a part of the Mounted Patrol Unit since 2001 and was donated by a family in Hermitage, TN.

Officer Tim Edwards

Officer Tim Edwards

Officer Tim Edwards has been with the Metro Nashville Police Department since 2007. In 2011, Officer Edwards completed his training for the Mounted Patrol and was assigned to the Unit for 4 years. In 2012, his partner Chisum came to the Mounted Patrol Unit. Chisum is a 9 year old chestnut colored Tennessee Walking Horse donated from Sweetwater, TN.

Personal Message: “Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” John Wayne

Officer Brent Hoadley

Officer Brent Hoadley

Officer Brent Hoadley joined the Metro Nashville Police Department in January of 2005. In July of 2012 Officer Hoadley was transferred to the Mounted unit. Officer Hoadley's partner is King, a quarter horse from Bainbridge, GA. King and Officer Hoadley look forward to seeing y’all around town.

Personal Message: “Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.” Lou Holtz

Officer Mike MacLennan

Officer Mike MacLennan

Officer Mike MacLennan has been with the Metro Nashville Police Department since 1995. Officer MacLennan was transferred to the Mounted Unit in 2016. He is partnered with Boo, a Tennessee Walking Horse. Boo was donated from Shelbyville, TN.

Personal Message: "It is hard to fail but it is worse never to have tried to succeed." Theodore Roosevelt

Officer Amanda Martin

Officer Amanda Martin

Officer Amanda Martin has been with the Metro Nashville Police Department since 2008 and with the Mounted Unit since 2018. In 2018 Officer Martin was partnered with Orozco, a buckskin colored Tennessee Walking Horse, who was purchased with funds donated by Woodmen Life Insurance. Orozco came from Manchester TN. Together, they enjoy meeting people and putting on demonstrations.

Personal Message: “Your own soul is nourished when you are kind; it is destroyed when you are cruel.” -King Solomon

Officer Chris Seufer

Officer Chris Seufer

Officer Chris Seufer has been with the Metro Nashville Police Department since 2011. In 2015, Officer Seufer began his training for the Mounted Patrol and was transferred to the Unit full time in 2016. His partner Buck came to the Mounted Patrol Unit in 2013. Buck is a bay colored Tennessee Walking Horse donated from Culleoka, TN.

Personal Message: "Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm." Abraham Lincoln