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Helinet Technologies Brings Aerial Surveillance Video to Mobile Devices

February 3, 2010
Breakthrough capability from Helinet Technologies allows ground personnel to view encrypted, real-time aerial video feeds on their BlackBerry and Windows Mobile Smartphones.

8 Dead, Manhunt Continues for Shooting Suspect in Virginia

January 19, 2010
Eight people were killed in a central Virginia shooting Tuesday afternoon that sparked a manhunt involving more than 150 police officers from throughout the region.

DART Expands Helicopter A/C Line

January 13, 2010
DART Helicopter Services (DHS) has expanded its helicopter air conditioning product line under the terms of a new distribution agreement with Integrated Flight Systems (IFS) of Fort Worth, Texas.

How to Become a Police Helicopter Pilot

December 30, 2009
Read this how-to guide for sworn officers in larger departments who dream of one day joining their agency's airborne unit.

Arizona Motorcyclist Fails To Outrun Police Helicopter

December 30, 2009
A 22-year-old Arizona man rode his motorcycle 50 miles around Phoenix attempting to outrun a police helicopter, traveling at speeds of up to 100 mph and heading down a wrong-way street leading into an airport terminal.

Miami-Dade PD Acquires Second American Eurocopter AS350B3

December 16, 2009
It's the second of four AS350B3s that have been ordered. The aircraft will join the department's Special Patrol Bureau's Aviation Unit that includes a fleet of rotary and fixed-wing aircraft.

Drug Forfeiture Funds May Save Topeka PD Helicopter

December 9, 2009
A Topeka city councilman wants to use asset forfeiture funds to retain a police helicopter unit that had been eliminated from the city's 2010 budget.

Airborne Patrol With the Pomona PD

December 3, 2009

The Pomona (Calif.) Police Department gives a tour of their MD-500E, a four-passenger helicopter used to assist ground patrol units. The aircraft reaches a top speed of 145 mph and includes a FLIR infrared system.

Maryland State Police Pilot Caused Copter Crash, NTSB Finds

November 11, 2009
The crash occurred, after "the pilot's attempt to regain visual conditions by performing a rapid descent and his failure to arrest the descent at the minimum descent altitude during a non-precision approach," according to the agency.

Phoenix Police's Fourth Eurocopter AS350 Will Assist Pursuits

November 5, 2009
The unit operates 14 hours a day, seven days a week and covers more than 500 square miles. The unit's scope has been expanded to include search and rescue missions as well as firefighting responsibilities.

Man Sentenced To 3 Years For Lasering Police Copter

September 17, 2009
Pointing lasers at aircraft is extremely dangerous, and the pilot who was targeted by Balltazar Valladares, 30, said the incidents happen often in the Sacramento area.

Baltimore Investigating Officers' Use of Police Helicopter for Marriage Proposal

August 18, 2009
Baltimore police officials are investigating why on-duty helicopter and marine officers helped a Baltimore County state delegate propose to his girlfriend by pretending to raid a boat they were aboard, the Baltimore Sun reports.

407 Helicopter

August 14, 2009
Bell's 407 has replaced the 206B-3 as the bread-and-butter patrol helicopter for many American law enforcement agencies. The 407's sophisticated engine and composite rotor ensure a smooth ride and drastically quieter operation, according to the company.

Dallas PD Helicopter Unit Celebrates 40th Year

August 10, 2009
The Dallas Police Department's helicopter patrol unit is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

Bell Sells Two 412EP Helicopters to NYPD

June 8, 2009
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announced the sale of two 412EP helicopters to the New York Police Department (NYPD) for use as air-sea rescue helicopters.

Bell Helicopter Donates Helicopter to National Law Enforcement Museum

July 23, 2008
Visitors to the planned National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, D.C., will get a good look at what airborne law enforcement is all about, thanks to a generous donation from Bell Helicopter.

FLIR Systems Introduces Ultra 9HD Airborne Thermal Camera

July 17, 2008
Ultra 9HD features FLIR's large-format 640x480 InSb thermal imaging array with a 1.2-degree narrow field of view, and a high definition 1920x1080 daylight camera. FLIR's unique dual-channel optical path couples the high-def daylight camera with a long range 640X480 EMCCD low-light imager.

ABS Aerolight Xenon Gyroplane

August 1, 2005
The new Xenon gyroplane from ABS Aerolight is an ultra-light motorized aircraft fitted with upper and lower windows, a wraparound windshield, and a complete helicopter-type instrument panel. The 50-inch-wide cabin has centrally located controls and the seats can be removed to install a stretcher, cargo area, or airborne workspace.

IACP 2004: Best of Show

December 1, 2004

Almost every chief at the show was looking for ways to stretch budgets without compromising public or officer safety and maintaining officer morale and pride.

How to Start an Air Support Unit

October 1, 2003

When an agency evaluates the concept of creating an air support unit, there is always someone at the tip of the spear.

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