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Video: Helicopter Lands on Roadway to Rescue Maryland Trooper from Crash

April 14, 2016
A Maryland State Police helicopter landed on the Beltway and rushed the injured trooper to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Helicopter Lands on Roadway to Rescue Maryland Trooper from Crash

April 14, 2016
The Capital Beltway was partially closed in Maryland Thursday evening after a crash that involved at least three cars and left a Maryland State Police trooper with critical injuries. More Here.

How to Choose a Helicopter for Your Agency

February 29, 2016

If you're considering purchasing a helicopter for your agency, here are some topics you need to explore in your journey toward achieving flight operations.

Video: CHP Helicopter Avoids Hitting Drone

December 8, 2015
The operator of a drone that forced a California Highway Patrol helicopter pilot to take evasive action Saturday night could face federal prosecution.

CHP Helicopter Avoids Hitting Drone

December 8, 2015
The operator of a drone that forced a California Highway Patrol helicopter pilot to take evasive action in Martinez, CA, Saturday night could face federal prosecution, according to law enforcement officials. More Here.

Bell Helicopter's Aeronautical Accessories Brand Adds New Special Ops Platform/Step

November 27, 2015
Bell Helicopter's Aeronautical Accessories brand has added a new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved Special Ops Platform/Step to its product line for the Bell 429 aircraft.

Dallas Police Helicopter Lands Safely After Bird Strike

March 24, 2015
A Dallas Police Department helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing Monday night after hitting a bird over Lake Ray Hubbard.

AW139 Helicopter

August 29, 2014
AgustaWestland's AW139 was developed to exceed the rigorous standards of federal, state, and local airborne law enforcement authorities. It achieves this by utilizing efficient, proven, and advanced technologies and design criteria.

"Bored" California Man Points Lasers at LE Helicopter, Gets Jail Time

August 7, 2014
A Southern California Man has been sentenced to one year and nine months in prison for aiming a laser pointer at a law enforcement aircraft because he was "bored."

Georgia Man Charged with Shooting Patrol Helicopter

June 13, 2014
A Talbot County, Ga., man made an initial appearance in U.S. District Court Thursday after he allegedly shot at and damaged a Georgia State Patrol helicopter Wednesday.

Arizona Police Helicopter Damaged in Impact Landing

June 9, 2014
A police helicopter in Mesa, Arizona suffered engine failure and was forced to a hard landing in a field, causing severe damage to the aircraft, the officers were uninjured.

AW139 Helicopter

November 26, 2013
Agusta Westland's AW139 with a specially configured and custom-designed medevac interior has recently entered into service with the Maryland State Police Aviation.

Escape International AirTEP Platform

November 4, 2013

Even when the AirTEP is deployed and hanging from a helicopter carrying a full load of passengers, it's possible to fly the craft at up to 100 knots for several miles until everyone can be brought to safety.

Texas Trooper Cleared In Fatal Shooting from Helicopter

September 11, 2013
A state trooper who fired from a helicopter on a fleeing pickup truck on a remote South Texas road, killing two Guatemalan immigrants, has been cleared by a grand jury.

San Antonio Adds Two Police Eurocopter EC120s

August 13, 2013
The San Antonio Police Department has purchased two of American Eurocopter's EC120 single-engine light helicopters for basic patrol missions. The new airships will be delivered in early 2014.

Las Vegas Air Unit Probed for Guitarist's Proposal Ride

August 13, 2013
An internal investigation is under way after a rock guitarist and his girlfriend were given a private tour of Las Vegas in a police helicopter for a wedding proposal.

DEA Pilot, Ky. Trooper Injured In Copter Crash

July 29, 2013
A Kentucky trooper and Drug Enforcement Administration pilot survived the fiery crash of their helicopter in eastern Kentucky Monday morning. The helicopter, which was part of a marijuana eradication team, was searching for marijuana plants in Breathitt County.

Report: FBI Agents Died In Fall From Helicopter

May 21, 2013
The two special agents were fast-roping to the ship when the helicopter encountered difficulties and the agents fell "a significant distance."

Calif. Cities Ground Police Helicopter Program

April 29, 2013
Two Orange County cities have formally dissolved a joint police helicopter program that provided airborne patrols for nearly two decades in a budget-tightening move.

Video: Thermal Imagery Helped FBI Monitor Boston Bombing Suspect

April 22, 2013
Authorities used thermal imagery from a police helicopter to monitor the second Boston Marathon bombing suspect while he hid under a boat tarp for more than an hour.
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