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VIDEO: Erie County Special Services Demonstration

October 18, 2010 Updated Oct 18, 2010 at 4:06 PM EDT

By WKBW Programming

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October 18, 2010 Updated Oct 18, 2010 at 4:06 PM EDT

ALDEN, NY (WKBW) - Area officials and members of the media got a chance to watch some of Erie County Sheriffs specialized services teams in action Monday.

Erie County Sheriffs Air One helicopter performed a mock aerial rescue. Bomb squad members showed off their state-of-the-art robot that disabled a suspected bomb with a blast of its own. A number of unique and specialized firearms were also on display and demonstrated by trained professionals.

Each demonstration was preceded by a brief presentation and Q & A segment, providing a unique perspective on the roll special services plays in Erie County.

Watch the video to see some demonstrations in action.

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