North American Sheriffs buys two Bell 407GXs
Two North American Sheriff aviation departments have both purchased a Bell 407GX helicopter.
One of the aircraft was purchased by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona and the other by the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s department in California.
Anthony Moreland, vice president of North American sales, said: “The airborne law enforcement market has really been taking off over the last year and we are honored we can provide such a safe and reliable aircraft to serve the people of North America.”
“The Bell 407GX is an advanced high performing aircraft that offers the latest in parapublic technology to help increase police productivity,” added Moreland.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is located in Phoenix, Arizona and has been a customer of Bell Helicopter for over 15 years.
Joe Arpaio, Sheriff of Maricopa County, said: “With the most advanced technology in the industry, the Bell 407GX will enhance our resources to serve and protect our community. We strive to provide a valuable, safe service to the citizens of Arizona, and this aircraft will help us do just that.”
The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s office, located in Martinez, California has been a customer of Bell Helicopter for nearly 20 years.
David Livingston, County Sheriff of Contra Costa County said: “The purchase of a new Bell 407GX will significantly enhance our ability to provide the citizens of Contra Costa County with the most effective law enforcement services available, both on land and throughout the California Delta region.”
“Proven reliability, first-rate customer service and unparalleled mission capability once again made this particular aircraft the right choice for the public safety mission within Contra Costa County,” added Livingston.