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Seattle's Mounted Police and the Infamous Paddy Calabrese

Megan Sukys/Dave Beck

The Seattle Police Department literally depends on horsepower. Today, we go to the Mounted Patrol Unit in West Seattle to meet Jet, the equine officer. We also find out what an infamous Seattle private investigator taught one young man about truth and deceit.

At 2:05 p.m. - On the Case With Paddy Calabrese, PI
Private Investigation is a balance of truth and deceit. At least, that's the way Paddy Calabrese practiced it. We get to know an infamous character of Seattle through the life lesson he shared with one young man.

At 2:25 p.m. - Mounted Police
Years ago, the mounted police were a frequent sight trotting along streets and parks of Seattle. Today, they keep a lower profile. Dave Beck talks with one of Seattle's mounted police officers to learn how they still protect and serve on horseback.

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