Established 1971, the Servizio aereo della Polizia di Stato (State Police, also called P.S.) operates both helicopter and fixed wing aircraft in surveillance and aerial reconnaissance, search and rescue and for personnel and VIP transportation.
Eight and Final AW139 for the Italian Police, 05-Feb-15 : Deliveries started in mid-2013 and now eight AW139 are in service comprising three in Pratica di Mare close to Rome, two in Reggio Calabria and one each in Bari, Palermo and Fenosu.
Italian Police Takes Delivery of its 5th AW139, 09-Dec-13 : AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the Italian Police has taken delivery of a fifth AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter which will be based in Reggio Calabria.
Italian Police receive their first 2 AW139, 03-Jul-13 : AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Italian Police has taken delivery of its first two AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters on schedule.