Columbus Police announce memorial service for equine officer Willie

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus Division of Police Mounted Unit is holding a memorial service on Friday for Willie, a police horse who died two weeks ago. 

The open house will be held at 2609 McKinley Avenue on Jan. 27 at 1 p.m.

Columbus Police Honor Guard will stand by Willie’s ashes during a memorial service. The Columbus Pipes & Drums will also perform in his honor.

Willie served with CPD for 11 years, and was considered the strongest horse in the Mounted Unit. He was 24. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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