October 2018

SPOKANE, Wash. — On Monday, Spokane City Council members will vote on whether to allow the Spokane Police Department to use drone. If the City Council resolution passes, the police department would use drones to record and document crime scenes; search for missing people; locate reported campsites; and to conduct officer safety tactical operations. The […]

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Elizabeth Dinan edinan@seacoastonline.com @DinanElizabeth PORTSMOUTH The Police Commission approved acceptance of a $69,638 federal grant for a drone and will develop usage policies that Commissioner Jim Splaine said should address privacy. “A lot of people have private backyards and decks and they may be sunning,” Splaine said, while asking how the Police Department can guarantee […]

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GoPro Karma Hero6GoPro DJI has long been one of the most popular drone makers in the world. The Chinese company offers drones that come with a variety of automation features and solid designs. And with high-end cameras to boot, they offer an outstanding value for most uses. But DJI is not alone. GoPro, a company […]

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An aviation bill Congress is rushing to approve contains a little-noticed section that would give authorities the power to track, intercept and destroy drones they consider a security threat — without a judge’s approval. Supporters say law enforcement needs this power to protect Americans from terrorists who are learning how to use drones as deadly […]

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