Helicopter Joint Task Force
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The Helicopter Joint Task Force provides air support for a variety of investigative purposes, including missing persons, search and rescue, offender apprehension, police pursuits, and Homeland Security surveillance.
Shared with the Chicago Police Department, the Helicopter Unit consists of two helicopters that will deploy, as requested, all over Cook County. The task force is made up of 11 officers from the Sheriff’s Police and Chicago Police departments, each of whom have specialized training in aerial policing tactics