The parade celebrating the Golden State Warriors’ championship win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals will include a security system that can detect rogue drones.
Up to two million people are expected to join the festivities in Oakland, Calif., where the police department confirmed that it is working with federal and state law enforcement to secure the event.
The drone detection system in place at the Warriors’ parade is made by Dedrone, an anti-drone security company that sells sensor and camera installations that can alert security personnel when a drone is flying overhead. Dedrone’s system is also used at the Mets’ Citi Field baseball stadium in New York.
“We are requesting that no drones are flown in the area of the parade,” said Officer Johnna Watson, who handles media relations for the Oakland Police Department. Watson said the entire parade route and nearby areas are