JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) — Indiana State Police hopes to soon use another tool to help with modern-day policing, and it would be hundreds of feet in the air.
ISP says drones could help them solve crimes, but the only problem is getting approval in the form of a search warrant.
“It’s a huge tool in so many different aspects of law enforcement,” Sgt. Philip Hensley said of drone use.
From hundreds of feet in the air, drones are able to capture views unlike anything else. It’s those eyes in the sky that could change the world of policing, according to Hensley.
“You would use it for crowd control, crowd monitoring,” he said.
Think of events like Thunder Over Louisville: With crowds that size on both sides of the Ohio River, drones could enhance the work of what police are already looking for on the ground.
“Fights that may break out, any sort of gang activity, that’s the kind of