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POLAIR – Policing By Air
September 30 - September 30 | 11:00am - 12:30pm| Free
The Queensland Police Service operates two helicopters to conduct operations within the greater South East Queensland area. These ‘choppers’ are based in Brisbane and the Gold Coast and are also deployed to other areas of Queensland.
Senior Sergeant Pam Leech is the Officer in Charge of POLAIR Queensland and will present at this week’s Sunday Lecture Series. Senior Sergeant Leech will outline the variety of technology fitted to POLAIR 1 & 2 such as Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) and Searchlight (TRAKKA beam), plus the introduction of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), or Drones, used to aerially examine crime scenes, and will illustrate the types of scenarios undertaken by POLAIR teams in support of police operations on the ground.
This one-and-a-half-hour presentation will commence at 11am on Sunday, September 30 and will be both informative and educational. The lecture content will be suitable for all audiences.
The Museum opens its doors to the public on the last Sunday of each month from 10am to 3pm from February to November in addition to the standard Monday to Thursday 9am to 4pm opening hours. Monthly Sunday openings feature guest speakers from across the historical and crime-solving spectrums.
PLEASE NOTE: The Police Museum will open Sunday, September 30 from 10am to 3pm, and is located on the ground floor of Queensland Police Headquarters, 200 Roma Street, Brisbane.