Las Vegas Metropolitan Police takes on the H145
Chief pilot Steve Morris Jr. talks about the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s newest H145 fleet addition and how the aircraft helps them fulfil their missions. The department's Air Support unit uses the new H145 primarily for high-altitude rescues in mountainous regions of Nevada. LVMPD performs about 170 such rescues each year. In addition to high-altitude rescues, LVMPD also uses the helicopter to transport specialized officers to scenes in the Las Vegas valley and unincorporated areas of the county as needed. The H145 is equipped with the Helionix avionics suite, the Wescam MX-10 camera system, Churchill ARS mapping system, SX-16 night sun and MacroBlue monitor for specialized police and rescue missions.