Monday, August 4, 2008
Police Receive $ Upgrades
The $33.6 million will help to upgrade or replace some of aviation command’s fleet. Nine of the 12 Dauphins are nearing the end of two decades and are used to fly aerial law enforcement, search and rescue, homeland security and disaster assessment missions. Originally, the police dept was considering buying new helicopters, but have settled on the Eurocopter upgrades.