National Police Air Service (NPAS)


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  • NPAS and drones

    13 July 2017

     NPAS and drones


  • NPAS 15 Base Model

    06 March 2017

    Chief Superintendent Tyron Joyce, Chief Operating Officer for the National Police Air Service said: “The National Police Air Service (NPAS) is a unique national collaboration across England and Wales providing a truly borderless service. It is tasked with supporting police forces across England and Wales to keep communities safe.


  • Helicopter noise; saving lives

    18 November 2016

    Statement about NPAS Use (noise response)


  • Laser Danger to Police Helicopters

    18 February 2016

    A statement on Lasers, from Mr Ollie Dismore, Director of Operations for the National Police Air Service.


  • NPAS Operations

    04 August 2017

    From our national network of 15 airbases, the National Police Air Service provide air support to the 43 police forces of England and Wales.


  • NPAS and West Midlands Police go LIVE!

    13 July 2017

    On Thursday 6 July tens of thousands of people took the opportunity to watch the National Police Air Service’s (NPAS) and West Midlands Police’s first ever 360 video, live from 1,500 feet in the air, on Twitter, Instagram Live, Facebook Live and Snapchat.


  • End of an era for UK Police Explorers

    25 January 2017

    Before the end of March 2017 the last of the six National Police Air Service's MD Explorers will take to the sky for its final flight and will be replaced by an Airbus Helicopters EC135 as the service is streamlined.


  • National Police Air Service and the Police Service of Northern Ireland conduct tribute fly past for National Police Memorial Day

    25 September 2016

    The National Police Air Service and the Police Service of Northern Ireland conducted a formation fly past over St. Paul’s Cathedral this afternoon (25/09/16) as part of the service of remembrance for National Police Memorial Day 2016. A fitting tribute to honour almost 4,000 fallen colleagues, police air support crews flew in a diamond formation with four aircraft above the congregation as they were leaving the service.


  • NPAS on BBC One

    05 September 2016

     A National Police Air Service crew were featured on the BBC One documentary ‘Caught Red Handed’ broadcast today.


  • Outstanding Result - NPAS deployment South Elmsall 21 August 2016

    23 August 2016

     Outstanding Result - NPAS deployment



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