The non-profit organization is operated to promote the training and development of individuals interested in careers as Law Enforcement Professionals. The non-profit organization supports, funds and promotes educational programs and provides assistance and opportunities to help interested students/candidates in their education and career development.


Feet on the Street was founded in 2009 to find private dollars to bring back the mounted patrol of the Toledo Police Department. The Toledo Police Department eliminated the mounted patrol unit in 2009 due to the declining economy and high operating costs. Other metropolitan cities experienced the same outcome. Please refer to this Wall Street Journal article from July 27, 2009 on the Toledo Police Mounted Patrol Unit.


It has been shown in other cities that support from the public for mounted patrol units runs deep. Please reference the following websites:


Save Boston's Horses

Seattle Police Foundation

Philly Police Foundation

We have debated, crossed our fingers, and decided to have the 12 Kids of Christmas event. Sadly, we can not have it the same way as we have in years past. We are happy to say that we will be helping 50 children this year from Brightside Academy. We worked out the details and we will be having the event at Imagination Station this year. The shopping portion will be done beforehand and the presents will be handed out by Santa at the event. Donations can still be made on our website or checks made out to Feet on the Street can be mailed to the following address: TPPA Union Hall 1947 Franklin Ave. Toledo, Ohio 43604