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Visit Bell during IACP booth #2001 to speak to a Bell representative about how we are continuing to drive innovation in the law enforcement segment and view Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Bell 429.

08 October 2018

At Bell, we pride ourselves for being one of the leading aircraft providers for law enforcement agencies around the world including, New York Police Department, CDMX in Mexico City, Puerto Rico Police Department, Pennsylvania State Police and the San Diego Sheriff’s Department.

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Currently, there are more than 920 Bell law enforcement configured aircraft operating to protect and serve the safety of citizens.

I am very proud of Bell and very proud to be in Bell helicopters. Bell serves an integral part in our mission and I’m glad a company like Bell doesn’t forget its mission to support first responders.

Captain DeRienzo, Chief Pilot, Collier County Sheriff’s Department

With the recent introduction of the modern Bell 505 Jet Ranger X, “We’ve seen incredible interest for the Bell 505 from law enforcement agencies around the world,” said Anthony Moreland, managing director, North America.

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Earlier this year, Bell announced the sale of the first law enforcement configured Bell 505 to Sacramento Police department.

“The enhanced visibility, maneuverability and advanced avionics of the Bell 505 make it the choice aircraft for our operations” said, Greg Brown, Sergeant, Sacramento Police Department’s Air Operations Unit. “The Bell 505 will be invaluable in reducing man hours spent as well as response times in critical routine calls of service.”

Visit Bell during IACP booth #2001 to speak to a Bell representative about how we are continuing to drive innovation in the law enforcement segment and view Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Bell 429.

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