AZDPS Ranger 1 helicopter and crew who performed the first ever nighttime technical rescue, will be available to the media
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 – 4:30pm
– For Immediate Release –

The Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) will host a media availability with the Ranger 1 helicopter crew who performed the first nighttime technical rescue in AZDPS aviation history, of a stranded hiker near Sedona on November 10, 2018.


The news release for the original incident can be viewed here:

AZDPS Air Rescue Milestone Event – Expansion of Nighttime Technical Rescue Capabilities



Trooper – Paramedic Sharon Cups, AZDPS

Trooper – Paramedic Edgar Bissonnette, AZDPS

Pilot – Jake Arnold, AZDPS


DATE: Wednesday, December 19, 2018


TIME: 11:00 a.m.


LOCATION: AZDPS Sky Harbor Hangar, 2615 East Air Lane, Phoenix



Questions should be directed to


Media should confirm participation at

Contact Us: 
Share This