TPD Air Unit awarded for Night Vision technology - Tucson News Now

TPD Air Unit awarded for Night Vision technology

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Tucson Police Department's Air Unit has been honored by the Airborne Law Enforcement Association.

TPD personnel received an award Thursday afternoon at an annual conference in Orlando for the department's use of effective Night Vision technology.

The Air Unit has used night vision goggles for ten years on a nightly basis to monitor ground activity and pass information along to the ground units.

Police say this leads to quicker and more accurate information sharing, which helps to apprehend criminals and solve crimes.

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