Posted by John Ruch
on May 16, 2017.
Sandy Springs Police are adding a drone to their arsenal after the City Council on May 16 accepted the donation of the device.
The DJI Mavic Pro drone is a gift from InterDev, the city’s IT contractor. The police department intends to use the camera-equipped drone for a wide range of surveillance and investigative purposes. But it will be at least a few months before it takes to the skies as the department writes a usage policy, gets federal certification and trains select officers to pilot it.
The police already have the drone. Deputy Chief Keith Zgonc