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Tropical Park Equestrian Center: Vice Chairman Rodriguez unveiled refurbished stables for the MDPD mounted patrol unit

Vice Chairman Rodriguez hosted a grand reveal of upgraded facilities at the Tropical Park Equestrian Center

Vice Chairman Anthony Rodriguez hosted an eagerly anticipated event as he unveiled the Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) Mounted Patrol Unit’s newly refurbished stables. The grand reveal was scheduled for Wednesday, August 30, at 3:30 p.m., taking place at the prestigious Tropical Park Equestrian Center located at 7900 SW 40th St., Miami, FL 33155. Joining him for this significant occasion were representatives from Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces (PROS), MDPD, Police Officer Assistance Trust (POAT), Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, and the generous Milton family.

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Renewed spaces at Tropical Park Equestrian Center

Community members from all corners of the county were cordially invited to witness the transformation of the Mounted Patrol Unit’s stables and workspaces, now fully renovated, thanks to the gracious support of the Milton family. With a history of decades-long backing for MDPD, the Milton family partnered with Vice Chairman Rodriguez to fund the comprehensive renovation of the Mounted Patrol Unit’s facilities.

This collaborative effort has resulted in the creation of a secure and nurturing environment that caters to the well-being of the horses, enabling them to continue their vital role in safeguarding the streets and ensuring residents' safety.

A Rodriguez with horses

Strengthening bonds for safer streets

The MDPD Mounted Patrol Unit’s at Tropical Park Equestrian Center is a reinstatement is a testament to their commitment to the community's welfare. By participating in this event, community members had the unique opportunity to interact with Vice Chairman Anthony Rodriguez and representatives from MDPD. Attendees also gained insight into the essential resources available in the county that contribute to maintaining community safety. The event not only highlighted the unit’s upgraded facilities but also reiterated the importance of collaboration between law enforcement and the community they serve.

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