Singapore Police Deploy Drone-Equipped Surveillance Vehicles

In an effort to better manage pre-planned security events, search missions and situations requiring aerial assistance, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) has launched a fleet of drones and more. According to a report from Channel News Asia the high-tech law enforcement measures that the SPF is rolling out to enhance its operational effectiveness comprises a one-year pilot programme too.

SPF stated the aim is to enhance its operational effectiveness and become a “smart force”, it said in a briefing on Wednesday April 10th for this year’s Police Work plan Seminar.

These vehicles, called the Sky Aerial Response Command (Sky ARC), will each carry up to three drones and will also be used in cases such as tracking suspects across a large area- a forest for example. The drones are equipped with thermal imaging and can detect

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