TPD Air Unit awarded for Night Vision technology

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Tucson Police Department'sAir Unit has been honored by the Airborne Law Enforcement Association.

TPD personnel received an award Thursdayafternoon at an annual conference in Orlando for the department's use of effective NightVision technology.

The Air Unit has used nightvision goggles for ten years on a nightly basis to monitor ground activity andpass information along to the ground units.

Police say this leads to quickerand more accurate information sharing, which helps to apprehend criminals andsolve crimes.

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