New LAPD Helicopters introduced
Thursday, March 20, 2008
Piper Technical Building
555 Ramirez Street
Los Angeles, 90012
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Chief William J. Bratton
Deputy Chief Richard Roupoli, Special Operations Bureau
Captain Michael Williams, Commanding Officer Air Support Division
The Los Angeles Police Department is introducing new helicopters to it’s fleet. The helicopters have been painted "black and white" and were debuted in February 2008 in Houston, Texas, at the Annual Helicopter Association International Convention. The LAPD’s paint scheme received rave reviews from thousands of convention attendees.
Members of the media are also invited to attend the Air Support Divisional Inspection scheduled at 8:00 a.m. prior to the News Conference.
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