Long Beach Police Dept

Long Beach police get $10,000 fuel donation

Long Beach police get $10,000 fuel donation

20-Nov-2013

The donation from Fueling California, a nonprofit advocacy group for major fuel consumers, was presented Friday in a ceremony that included LBPD Chief Jim McDonnell  See full story... Read more

Long Beach Police seeks approval to sell two EC130s

Long Beach Police seeks approval to sell two EC130s

5-Mar-2012Source: Press Telegram

The EC130s were bought in 2001 for $5.76 million and went into service the following December. Police purchased two replacement AS350B-2  in February 2011 for $3.52 million from the Los Angeles County Sheriff.  The acquisition was intended to reduce operating costs by 42 percent – from $768 per hour to $448, according to a staff... Read more

Long Beach Police swap EC130s for AS350B2s

Long Beach Police swap EC130s for AS350B2s

10-Oct-2011Source: Long Beach Police

The Long Beach Police Department has acquired two air support units from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, in an effort to reduce fuel and maintenance costs. The mission of the Long Beach Police Department’s Air Support Unit is to provide direct support to daily patrol operations as well as support for detectives and SWAT... Read more

Woman arrested for shining laser at Long Beach Police helicopter

Woman arrested for shining laser at Long Beach Police helicopter

17-Feb-2011Source: Long Beach Post

A 34-year old Long Beach woman has been arrested for pointing lasers at Police and Sheriff helicopters while they conducted a search for suspects in an unrelated incident in January. Kelly Ann Smith has been charged with two felony counts of discharging a laser at an aircraft.... Read more

Long Beach Police look to buy pre-owned AS350B2s to replace EC130s

Long Beach Police look to buy pre-owned AS350B2s to replace EC130s

31-Jan-2011Source: Contra Costa Times

Police officials want to buy the helicopters from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department at a cost of up to $3.5M. The City Council will decide whether to approve the purchase at its Tuesday meeting. The city purchased the current EC130s, for $5.7M in 2001... Read more

Long Beach police look to swap EC130s out for pre-owned AS350B2s to save money

Long Beach police look to swap EC130s out for pre-owned AS350B2s to save money

24-Nov-2010Source: Gazettes

According to Lt. Richard Rocchi of the Long Beach Police Dept, it may not be too long before the unit receives two well-maintained used Eurocopter AS350B2 helicopters from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.... Read more

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