THE MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE POSSE‘
The Mobile County Sheriff’s Posse’ was established
by Sheriff Ray D. Bridges administration in 1957.
The Posse’ was comprised of fifty prominent Mobile
men. There were doctors, attorneys, and a multitude of
varying professions including contractors.
The Posse’ received national recognition when
it was selected to ride in the inaugural parade of
President John F. Kennedy.
The Posse’ has been in many Gubernatorial
inaugural parades, and rides about thirteen Mardi-
Gras parades each year.
Membership requires a member to have his own
horse and equipment as well as a horse trailer.
Member applicants must pass.