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OKC Police To Get Two New Helicopters

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The new helicopters will allow officers to perform more tactical operations and even repel out of the aircraft. The new helicopters will allow officers to perform more tactical operations and even repel out of the aircraft.
OKLAHOMA CITY -

Oklahoma City Police are getting two brand new state of the art helicopters. The aircraft will replace the two current helicopters.

The new helicopters will allow officers to perform more tactical operations and even repel out of the aircraft.

A basket can be attached, so the $3 million helicopter can assist with a fire, or air rescue.

Current aircraft can't do either.

The current fleet started to cost the department a lot of money in repairs, according to the Chief.

"You get into 10 and 12 years old like our helicopters now, parts starts to break down and need to be replaced," said OCPD Chief Bill Citty.

Both helicopters will be ordered with the hope that they will be operational by May or June.

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