In life threatening situations where trauma care is needed, Trauma Star can transport victims from the accident scene directly to trauma centers in Miami.

The Monroe County Sheriff's Aviation division, owns, maintains and extensively trains staff to meet emergencies on land and sea

Trauma Star can travel at speeds up to 144 miles per hour and carries a crew of two pilots, up to four patients and two flight medics. Equipment on board includes a Defibrillator, EKG, Oxygen, Ventilator, Suction, a full Advanced Life Support level medical cart as well as a rescue hoist.