LEBANON, Ind. – Lebanon police now have a new outlook on community safety.
“You can see everything when you get up 150 feet, compared to walking around a cornfield where you can only see an overhead view. It is a completely different type of search and only takes a few minutes, instead of hours,” said Lebanon Police Sgt. Aaron Altier.
The 38-officer department is improving efficiency and search techniques with the click of a button, using drone technology. Lebanon police bought the drone specifically to help find lost kids or endangered adults around Boone County.
“We have had instances where we have had kids lost in corn fields and bean fields,” said Lebanon Police Chief Tyson Warmoth.
Just months ago, two girls went missing in Thorntown. They were found safe within a few hours, but