The Winnipeg Police Service helicopter was involved in 3,445 incidents during 2012.  Police say the eye in the sky led to 185 arrests on the ground.

Air1 also provided help to RCMP, the Morden Police Service and Manitoba Finance Special Investigations Unit.

The helicopter is budgeted to fly 1,000 hours a year.

The Winnipeg Police Service Flight Operations Unit took flight in 2011.