Metro Air Support Gains International Accreditation


The Metro Air Support Unit of St. Louis has a new credential.

It recently became the fourth police aviation unit to receive Airborne Law Enforcement Accreditation, an international certification.

As well, Metro Air Support became the first multi-jurisdictional unit to be honored by the Public Safety Aviation Accreditation Commission (PSAAC). PSAAC develops and maintains the standards for law enforcement aviation units.

St. Louis County Police Department, in cooperation with St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department comprises the flight unit.


Welcome to the New Web Site


Welcome to the new Metro Air Support Unit web site. We're excited to launch an all-new version of the site. We have a new look AND new functionality. We hope you'll look around and let us know how you think we can further improve the site.  In the coming months, you will see many new exciding information added to the site.

A new web development technology has been used that delivers a better experience on every device — from phones to tablets to desktops and beyond. We hope you enjoy!

Metro Air Support Purchases New Helicopter


In addition to a new mobile equipment storage truck and armored vehicle, the St. Louis County Police Department has purchased a new helicopter for its Metro Air Support Division.

The $2.1 million craft is a MD-500e helicopter that will replace an older 1967 surplus army helicopter currently used by Metro Air Support, maintaining its fleet of aircraft at six.