Police use drones to increase security at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre last year, the police are increasing security at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival with the help of drones. This year the festival enjoys a larger footprint and is expected to receive 125,000 visitors daily. Drones will provide extra sets of eyes in the sky and will also be able to reach any area of the festival much faster than officials on the ground. In line with the FAA rules, the drones will not be flown over the crowds.

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Drones will be flying over watching the perimeters

This year for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (April 13-15 and April 20-22)  125,000 people are expected daily. To accommodate the massive crowd of festivalgoers, the organizers have increased the camping area and overall festival footprint.

In the wake of the massacre at the

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