Police drones pit safety vs. privacy concerns in Michigan

A growing number of Michigan police agencies are employing drones to provide a bird’s-eye view of accident and crime scenes, speed searches for missing persons and help find fugitives.

This summer, the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office began an unmanned aerial vehicle program, following the Michigan State Police and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, which began using drones several years ago, as well as the Farmington Hills Police Department, which started deploying drones last year. 

Law enforcement officials say the devices allow them to search areas faster and allow police to monitor fire, accident or crime scenes

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