Police Helicopter Pilot

Helicopter Aviation & Beyond:

We take you inside the cockpit of law enforcement helicopters around the world while sharing knowledge and insight on how to become a police or sheriff helicopter pilot.

Alabama, Tuscaloosa Police Air Unit

The Tuscaloosa Alabama Police Department operates Bell OH58 helicopters, the military version of the Bell Jet Ranger. 

Tuscaloosa PD's helicopters are equipped with FLIR Cameras for maximum effectiveness during night patrols. 

In addition to routine patrol the air unit puts special emphasis on lake patrol, and patrolling shopping malls during peak holiday season to discourage crime.