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Santa Barbara County Moving To Consolidate Public Safety Air Operations

Posted on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 7:48am


Helicopters are an important, but expensive part of public safety operations on the South Coast.  For years, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department, and Fire Department maintained their own units, but with money tight, they at the direction of County Supervisors are taking the controversial step of being merged.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story.

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