In 1992 while watching telly (TV) in England,Hot Pursuit’s D.A.R.E. Video played on the screen. A group of Bobbies (Police Officers) werewatching with interest. They thought they couldstart a police band just like Hot Pursuit. A correspondencestarted between the two groups resulting in a visit toColumbus, Ohio by the British Band. Officer Rick Gillilan played host to the band while here in Ohio. During the sameperiod, several other U.S. Police Departments contacted CPD about having their own band.