Texas DPS Will No Longer Shoot from Helicopters

Aviation International News » April 2013
April 4, 2013, 3:25 AM

Texas state Department of Public Safety director Steve McCraw said the agency will no longer shoot suspects from the air unless the suspects fire first, either at the helicopter or another target on the ground. Last October a DPS helicopter opened fire on a fleeing pickup truck, killing two illegal aliens hiding inside.

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