OKC City Council Approves New Police Helicopter Purchase

The Oklahoma City City Council approves the purchase of a new police helicopter through the use tax fund.

Tuesday, December 6th 2022, 5:33 pm

By: News 9


The Oklahoma City City Council approved the purchase of a new police helicopter on Tuesday through the use tax fund.

Chief Wade Gourley told council members the expected $3.7-million purchase would help more than just law enforcement with missions like missing children, standoffs, and pursuits. The council approved the purchase in a vote of 6 to 1.

The helicopters may also be used to help law enforcement in other parts of the state. Chief Gourley believes being the largest department, comes with a responsibility to help when needed.

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