Kenneth J. Solosky

Lt. Kenneth J. Solosky retired after 21 years of service with the New York City Police Department and had been assigned to the Warrant Division and as a police academy instructor, serving in the ranks and assignments as a. patrol officer, patrol sergeant, lieutenant, and patrol platoon commander, He retired as the Chief Pilot/Director of Training in the NYPD Aviation Unit. Ken recently was appointed the Chief Pilot for the Newark, NJ Police Aviation Unit. Ken has a BA degree in Public Administration from St. John's University and a Masters degree in Criminal Justice from the City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He holds FAA Airline Transport Pilot ratings in both airplanes and helicopters, is a certified flight instructor and a member of the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA). He can be reached via e-mail at

The Routine that Sneaks Up On Us

Aviation Safety Management Systems

LE Counterterrorism Aviation

Airborne Search and Rescue

Airborne LE: Think Outside the Box

Nationalization of UK LE Aviation

LE 'Copters Shot Down on Missions

FAA First Responder Training

General Aviation as a Terror Weapon

Ground Threats to LE Aircraft

Assisting with Helo Landing Zones

The Recession and LE Aviation

Airborne LE + K9 = Great Team!

The Swedish Bank Robbery

Airborne LE & Major Events

LE Aircraft Flight Crew Tactics

Aviation Tactical Flight Officer

UAVs for Airborne Law Enforcement

Flight Crew Protective Gear

Police and General Aviation Security

Aerial Searches

Aviation & Counterterrorism

Owning the Night