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(TNS) — The Marin County Sheriff’s Office is getting ready to launch a new “unmanned aerial systems” program. Sheriff’s Capt. David Augustus steered away from using the word “drone” when talking about the program, set to begin in 60 to 90 days. “I don’t like that word,” Augustus said. “Drones have an inference of military […]

SOUTHWICK – A missing teenager with disabilities was found uninjured Saturday afternoon after a 14-hour search through thick woods that involved multiple departments, police dogs, a drone and all-terrain vehicles. Southwick Police were joined by Southwick firefighters and officers from Westfield, Longmeadow, Springfield and Massachusetts State Police in the overnight search. “Southwick’s Chief of Police, […]

The Marin County Sheriff’s Office is getting ready to launch a new “unmanned aerial systems” program. Sheriff’s Capt. David Augustus steered away from using the word “drone” when talking about the program, set to begin in 60 to 90 days. “I don’t like that word,” Augustus said. “Drones have an inference of military surveillance or […]

The Richmond Police Department took extensive steps before and during the Independence Day holiday to crack down on illegal fireworks use — even using a drone to find and bust perpetrators. After several years of being overwhelmed by calls about fireworks on the holidays, Richmond police launched an educational campaign with local residents before July […]

Photo: Getty. Illustrations: Axon, Shutterstock/DESY, Science Communication Lab/Anjelica Alzona (Gizmodo) We here at Gizmodo had a lot of questions this week, and we did our best to give you some answers because you’re probably wondering some of the same things. For instance, if you’ve ever asked yourself who is regulating police drones to keep them […]

Police departments across the country are increasingly looking toward unmanned aerial vehicles as logical, affordable tools to fight crime. According to The Vicksburg Post, the Vicksburg Police Department in Mississippi is no different, as Vicksburg’s Board of Mayor and Alderman accepted a Federal Aviation Administration certificate on Tuesday that allows the Vicksburg PD to fly […]

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi police department is buying a drone to keep an eye on the city. The Vicksburg mayor and alderman have accepted a Federal Aviation Administration certificate allowing the police department to conduct aircraft operations at or below an altitude of 400 feet (122 meters). Police Chief Milton Moore tells the […]

VICKSBURG, Miss. — A Mississippi police department is buying a drone to keep an eye on the city. The Vicksburg mayor and alderman have accepted a Federal Aviation Administration certificate allowing the police department to conduct aircraft operations at or below an altitude of 400 feet (122 meters). Police Chief Milton Moore tells the Vicksburg […]

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi police department is buying a drone to keep an eye on the city. The Vicksburg mayor and alderman have accepted a Federal Aviation Administration certificate allowing the police department to conduct aircraft operations at or below an altitude of 400 feet (122 meters). Police Chief Milton Moore tells the […]

Police departments across the country are increasingly looking toward unmanned aerial vehicles as logical, affordable tools to fight crime. According to The Vicksburg Post, the Vicksburg Police Department in Mississippi is no different, as Vicksburg’s Board of Mayor and Alderman accepted a Federal Aviation Administration certificate on Tuesday that allows the Vicksburg PD to fly […]

According to the official citations, the two individuals from the 732nd who received medals at the July 2018 ceremony, referred to only as Major Asa – now retired – and Captain Evan, were involved in what may be a typical operation for the group’s Reaper units. The event involved persistent surveillance and ultimately a strike […]

Flying drones and capturing images from the sky is fun. If you haven’t flown the SKEYE Nano 2 Camera Drone before, you’re in for a treat. It’s the world’s tiniest camera drone, and can stream birds-eye-view footage while buzzing through the skies. While it’s not going to shoot the kind of footage you’d get from a […]