May 7, 2018

Criminals are no longer restricted to burner phones, guns, and getaway cars. They’re finding new, sophisticated ways to smuggle contraband, conduct counter-surveillance, and retaliate against those who threaten their schemes. The biggest growing trend among criminals? Using drones. Defense One reports that FBI agents were monitoring a hostage situation involving organized crime at an undisclosed […]

An unmanned aircraft system, or UAS, can provide an invaluable tool for law enforcement, but successful use requires understanding of the technology More Brand Profiles … read more at: https://www.policeone.com/police-products/Police-Drones/articles/474547006-Criminal-gang-used-drone-swarm-to-obstruct-FBI-hostage-operation/

ST. LOUIS – Drone technology is moving fast, even faster than residents can rush to the window to lower the blinds. Some St. Louis residents have seen small hobby drones outside their homes and over their backyards. They’re also discovering how little they can do to protect their privacy from airborne voyeurs. Lorena Veresh learned […]

Chicago, IL – Although Illinois passed legislation in 2013 requiring police to attain a warrant before using drones for most surveillance purposes, legislation reportedly backed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel would eliminate that restriction and allow the government to monitor large gatherings, rallies and protests using drones. The proposal— SB 2562— by state Sen. Martin […]

After a weekend of tumult generated by a report that CIA acting director Gina Haspel had offered to withdraw her candidacy, the nominee visited Capitol Hill for a final round of one-on-one meetings with senators ahead of her Wednesday confirmation hearing. The usually press-averse Haspel entered the Senate Hart building in full view of waiting […]

The following is a guest post by James Davis, passionate drone enthusiast, filmmaker, and author of the Drone Riot blog.  How to Make a Drone Film – The Ultimate Guide There’s no denying the fact that drones are a brilliant tool for a filmmaker to have in their arsenal. With drones now equipped with higher […]

CLOSE ATEMS High School Senior flies his custom racing drone over Plowboy Field at Roscoe Collegiate High School. Ronald W Erdrich, Abilene Reporter-News Buy Photo Roscoe junior Arthur Pope on Friday pilots a racing drone as seniors Tait Fullwood (middle) and Braxton Parrott watch. Roscoe Collegiate High School held its first Blackland Drone Races, inviting […]