Paragliders Give Cops an Eye in the Sky

In one Florida community, cops are not just walking the beat, they are soaring high above it. The Palm Bay Police Department in Florida has become the first in the nation to put its officers in powered paragliders, the ultra-light flying machines usually associated with adventure sports, not police work. Police Chief Bill Berger says they are a way for the department to have a bird's eye view of the semi-rural city at minimal cost. "Because we don't have a lot of roadway here, this gives us...Full Story
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