Drones hovering? What to do

Constable Rosen holding the police drone. He says that despite what some use them for, drones also serve as a viable law enforcement tool. Photo by Jennifer Layer.

Last Monday a Leader area resident was swimming in their backyard pool, and noticed a drone flying above their property. The resident felt their privacy was being violated and called the police to come and investigate the situation, which was exactly the right move to make.

Constable Allen Rosen told The Leader, “just like with any other crime fighting matter, we would obviously like people to contact law enforcement to make us aware of the situation. We want to investigate what that person is doing, because drones are not only used for fun but can be used for illegal purposes as well.”

If a civilian calls the police about an invasion of privacy due to a

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