10/03/2007

Police helicopters becoming commonplace

Judi Villa and Dennis Wagner
USA TODAY

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Faced with urban sprawl, increasing calls for service and a shortage of police officers, law enforcement agencies nationwide are using helicopters to get to crime and accident scenes faster.

Law enforcement officials say the air patrols reduce risks for officers on the ground and give them a better chance of catching criminals.

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