Surrey Police

UK – Surrey and Sussex Police increase drone fleet from one to five

UK – Surrey and Sussex Police increase drone fleet from one to five

11-Apr-2016Source: Surrey Police

Surrey and Sussex Police have acquired four new state-of-the-art drones.  The Aeryon SkyRangers will add to the existing one which has been used to support policing operations at Gatwick since March 2014. The drones – also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) – are designed to be used to safeguard people and to assist with... Read more

Security worry over police helicopter at Redhill

Security worry over police helicopter at Redhill

30-Mar-2012Source: Get Surrey

The proposal to move a helicopter to the east of the county was agreed at a Surrey Police Authority meeting on Monday (March 26) in preparation for the introduction of the National Police Air Service (NPAS) scheme next month. (see full story)... Read more

UK: South East Air Support Unit officially launched

UK: South East Air Support Unit officially launched

4-Apr-2011Source: Sussex Police

A collaboration to share air support across the counties of Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire was officially launched Friday at Shoreham Airport. Although the South East Air Support Unit (SEASU) has been operational since October, today marked the start of operations under a single Police Air Operator’s Certificate issued by the Civil Aviation Authority. Under the... Read more

UK: Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire police in helicopter share

UK: Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire police in helicopter share

29-Jul-2010

The proposed South East Air Support Unit would bring together an MD Explorer from Shoreham and an EC135 from Odiham.  Note, neither operate the AS355 featured in the BBC story!... Read more

Surrey Police considering merging air unit with Sussex and Hampshire

Surrey Police considering merging air unit with Sussex and Hampshire

28-May-2010

Deputy Chief Constable Craig Denholm said the Surrey helicopter cost nearly £2m a year to keep in the air.  “We are completely committed to continuing air support in Surrey,” he said. “But I am not saying we will retain a single helicopter for Surrey.”  [HeliHub.com Editor Note: The accompanying BBC story wrongly features an AS355]... Read more

6 month suspended sentence for woman who shone laser pen at Surrey Police helicopter

6 month suspended sentence for woman who shone laser pen at Surrey Police helicopter

27-Aug-2009Source: Get Surrey

A WOMAN who shone a laser pen into the cockpit of the Surrey Police helicopter as it flew 1,000ft in the air above Staines has been handed a six-month suspended jail sentence. The court heard that the police helicopter was responding to a call-out in the Staines area just before midnight on August 10 when... Read more

30-Apr-09 G-SURY Eurocopter EC135 Fairoaks, UK

30-Apr-09 G-SURY Eurocopter EC135 Fairoaks, UK

30-Apr-2009

30-Apr-09 G-SURY Eurocopter EC135 Fairoaks, UK... Read more

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