Asheville likely to lose Highway Patrol assets

Jul 23, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Asheville Citizen-Times

The N.C. Highway Patrol will lose its Asheville communications center and a helicopter based here under a state budget plan that appears headed for final approval this week, a move local officials say could hurt emergency response times.

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Yes... this helicopter which we use to give the Chief of Police's son joyrides, I'm sure.
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Jul 27, 2013
 
I'm assuming there are still medical helicopters available in Asheville.
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R U That STOOPID wrote:
<quoted text>NCSHP and hospital helo's are 2 different monkeys, pal.
Yes that's what I was assuming.

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I guess they'll just have to "make do" with their $10,000,000 firing range.
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Jul 28, 2013
 
Not sure why the NCSHP needs helo's. For chases? Maybe they can borrow one from WLOS or Mission. Heh heh heh

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Up Up Up wrote:
Not sure why the NCSHP needs helo's. For chases? Maybe they can borrow one from WLOS or Mission. Heh heh heh
Or just use their tank from behind the courthouse.

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