8-Jul-2015 Source: HeliHub.com
Fox 2, the new Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office helicopter, was introduced to the media yesterday by Sheriff Joe Arpaio at Deer Valley Airport in North Phoenix. The tail number N977MS memorializes fallen Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Deputy William Coleman (badge #977), who was was shot and killed while responding to a burglary call in Anthem in January 2012.
Photos published by MCSO on Facebook show the aircraft is fitted with Wire Strike Protection System, a nose mount for an IR turret, hi-vis pilot’s door, sliding doors on each side, a hook and a searchlight mounted under the rear fuselage and believed to be a Trakker A800 model.
John Burcote – HeliHub.com