Mounted Posse Unit

The Grant County Sheriff's Mounted Posse is a group of volunteers who provide several excellent services to the citizens of Grant County. Services include but are not limited to:

  • Mounted and unmounted security for various functions
  • Mounted search and rescue personnel
  • Other mounted or unmounted activities as required by the Grant County Sheriff
  • Participation in local parades
  • A series of play days for youth and adults, these are informal horse shows featuring western performance, western equitation, and games for a low entry fee


Members of the Posse must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • High school graduate or GED
  • May be required to submit to a medical exam, drug screen, fingerprinting, polygraph test, psychological evaluation and/or background investigation
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • A resident of Grant County
  • Valid Washington State driver's license
  • Members are also required to have a horse, suitable riding equipment, and equipment capable of hauling or transporting a horse