Police force recruits ‘drone manager’ to take control of crime-fighting …

Other forces are also said to be considering using drones more frequently, for tasks like searching for missing people and suspects and responding to crashes on the roads. 

They have already been used by officers for policing football games, with West Midlands Police using a drone with a camera to keep an eye on potential flashpoints during a derby clash last year.

Assistant Chief Constable Steve Barry, the National Police Chiefs’ Council lead on drones, told the Daily Mail numerous police forces are likely to turn to the technology because they are cheaper than helicopters.

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