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The Calgary Police Service (CPS) has received the first of two helicopters purchased to replace the Service’s current HAWCS (Helicopter Air Watch for Community Safety) helicopters. The new helicopters will greatly increase how the Service’s Air Support Unit can respond to crime in Calgary and keep Calgarians safe. The current helicopters, which have been in… Read more »
City of Calgary, 12-Oct-20
With a large gathering watching, the first dedicated Calgary Police Service helicopter touched down. See full story
Calgary Sun, 20-Jul-15
Calgary Police EC120 – emergency landing in field. Repaired on site by engineer. no damage. Not clear which of Calgary Police’s pair of EC120s involved – they fly C-FCPS (1468) and C-FHMC (1050)
Flight crews reported the beam coming from southwest Calgary in an area near the Home Depot at the Shawnessy Shopping Centre.Â Calgary police, with the support of the HAWCS helicopter, moved into the area but couldn’t find the offender, they said.
Calgary police helicopters are reported to have flown too close to other aircraft at least 11 times in the last four years, a CBC News investigation has found. Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/calgary/story/2010/03/05/calgary-police-helicopter-close-calls-air-planes.html#ixzz0i2WRCpqo