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North Miami Police Dept. Honored Craig Zinn Automotive Group in Recognition of Two Horses Donated

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, the North Miami Police Department (NMPD) honored CEO Craig Zinn of the Craig Zinn Automotive Group (CZAG) in a special ceremony at Toyota of Hollywood. The ceremony recognized Craig Zinn’s generous donation of two horses to the NMPD Mounted Patrol. The horses, named Kashmir and Lexus, underwent rigorous training to prepare them for the duties of public service.

The Craig Zinn Automotive Group owns and operates Lexus of Pembroke Pines, Toyota of Hollywood, Subaru of Pembroke Pines, Acura of Pembroke Pines and Lexus of North Miami.

This generous donation supports the NMPD’s commitment to community-oriented policing. The Mounted Patrol Detail is dedicated to enhancing community engagement and building trust between the NMPD and the City’s residents, business owners and visitors during patrol, special events and assignments. In addition, the Detail supports the Field Operations Division throughout the City of North Miami, including conducting area checks for persons parking illegally in handicapped designated spaces.

The ceremony was led by NMPD Chief of Police Cherise Gause who was joined by the NMPD Mounted Patrol and other members of the NMPD. During the ceremony, Chief Gause presented Craig Zinn with a custom badge, plaque and a custom-made mounted patrol shirt to honor his community philanthropy and commitment to the NMPD.

Horses Kashmir and Lexus were present in addition to Pouncer, a longstanding and beloved NMPD mounted patrol horse.

Images courtesy of Craig Zinn Automotive Group


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