KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Police Department received three new crime fighting weapons Saturday night.
The new crime fighting helicopters has a flair camera, a daylight camera and the ability to download video to the Emergency Operations Center.
“(The) availability will help police respond quicker to critical incidents,” said Daniel Meyer, the chief pilot.
The helicopters were flown in from Mesa, AZ where they were built.
The choppers had to stop every two hours to refuel before arriving in Kansas City.
The new helicopters were purchased with money from the public safety sales tax and various grants.
Kansas City police said they will also use the choppers to help other police departments in the area.
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