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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.

Delaware State Police Order Two Bell 429 Helicopters

April 10, 2013
The Delaware State Police have ordered a pair of Bell 429 helicopters to serve airborne law enforcement operations as well as emergency medical services. The light twin-engine helicopters will be delivered in early 2014.

3 Die In Alaska Trooper Helicopter Crash

April 1, 2013
An Alaska State Trooper helicopter carrying a trooper, pilot, and snowmobile rider on a search and rescue mission went down about 100 miles north of Anchorage on Saturday evening.

L.A. Sheriff's Super Puma Helicopters

March 26, 2013
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has completed a nearly $60-million overhaul of its helicopter fleet that brought 18 new Eurocopter helicopters, including three Super Pumas.

Bell Introduces 412EPI Helicopter

March 6, 2013
Bell Helicopter has introduced the 412EPI, an upgraded 412-platform helicopter offering greater situational awareness and speed to law enforcement agencies.

NYPD Rescues Kayaker In Icy Water

February 11, 2013

This NYPD video shows ESU officers transporting a 32-year-old man to a waiting ambulance at the agency's aviation base at Floyd Bennett Field on Saturday. Detective Brian Singer and Officer Marian Kopystianskyj, two divers assigned to the Harbor Unit, entered the icy water of Jamaica Bay to save the man.

HF Antenna Improves Bell 407's Radio Reception

January 10, 2013
Bell Helicopter, through its Aeronautical Accessories brand, has introduced an HF antenna for the Bell 407, after receiving approval from the Federal Aviation Administration.

Arbitrator: N.J. Town Must Reimburse Officers for Helicopter Training

January 2, 2013
An arbitrator has ruled against the West Windsor, N.J., township in a battle over who should pay for helicopter flying lessons taken by two police officers, but an appeal is already under way.

Five Calif. Officers Injured when Helicopters Collide

November 19, 2012
Two Pasadena (Calif.) Police helicopters collided Saturday afternoon, causing injuries to five officers and a civilian observer at the agency's air operations bureau.

Copter Crash Kills Two Atlanta Officers

November 4, 2012
Two Atlanta Police officers were killed Saturday night when their low-flying helicopter struck a power line and crashed while they searched for a missing boy.
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