Helicopter helps to trace suspects

Guardian News
Guardian News

Almost 400 suspects were arrested in Notts with the help of the police helicopter during 2011.

Statistics reveal in addition to helping trace the 391 suspects, the crews also searched for 125 missing people and found 45 stolen or suspect vehicles.

The North Midlands Helicopter Support Unit spent a total of 384 hours in the air dealing with incidents across the county.

John Jameson from the unit said: “Thanks to the crews, many suspects were apprehended who may have evaded capture if the helicopter had not attended an incident.”