Law enforcement drones will take to the sky in Larimer County


There are cameras everywhere nowadays, so six new eyes in the sky wouldn’t seem to make much of a difference.

But what if the person behind the controls wears a badge? Half a dozen Larimer County law enforcement and fire departments do not want to be seen as Big Brother.

“This was kind of a self-regulation thing that we did,” said Lt. Jeremy Yonce with the Fort Collins Police Department.

When the cops use their drones, they’ll follow strict, albeit self-imposed rules. They must have a search warrant, consent or probable cause.

“So essentially, the exact same things you need for

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