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Police officers, the stereotype goes, love coffee, donuts, and now perhaps drones. A new study from Bard College finds that an unprecedented number of law enforcement and emergency response departments purchased drones in 2016, a trend that doesn’t show any signs of slowing. The report lays out startling figures on drone purchases by police around […]

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Drones are not just used for military purposes. They are now available for ordinary consumers who want to take amazing selfies or shots from a bird’s eye view. Yes, camera drones are now more affordable than ever and we know more similar products from different brands will be released in the market in the coming […]

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Yuneec Breeze, the camera drone with a relatively unique first-person-view system, has announced new support for livestreaming video. With this, users are able to livestream their drone’s activities on certain popular platforms including Facebook and YouTube, greatly increasing the drone’s usefulness for the average user. The livestreaming feature has arrived in the iOS and Android […]

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WASHINGTON — The United States has concluded that Russia knew ahead of time that Syria would launch a chemical weapons attack last week, a senior U.S. official says. The official offered circumstantial elements to back up his claim, but no concrete proof. And others in the Trump administration cautioned that final American determination had been […]

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Police officers, the stereotype goes, love coffee, donuts, and now perhaps drones. A new study from Bard College published on April 6 found that an unprecedented number of law enforcement and emergency response departments purchased unmanned aerial vehicles in 2016, a trend that doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. The report lays out startling […]

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DANVILLE — In their first major policy decision since town elections, selectmen voted 4-1 on Monday to accept the purchase of a drone by the Police Department and its elected chief, Wade Parsons, using asset forfeiture funds. The vote, with only Selectman Sheila Johannesen voting in opposition, followed approximately an hour of discussion of privacy […]

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Yuneec Breeze, the camera drone with a relatively unique first-person-view system, has announced new support for livestreaming video. With this, users are able to livestream their drone’s activities on certain popular platforms including Facebook and YouTube, greatly increasing the drone’s usefulness for the average user. The livestreaming feature has arrived in the iOS and Android […]

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Yuneec Breeze, the camera drone with a relatively unique first-person-view system, has announced new support for livestreaming video. With this, users are able to livestream their drone’s activities on certain popular platforms including Facebook and YouTube, greatly increasing the drone’s usefulness for the average user. The livestreaming feature has arrived in the iOS and Android […]

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(Getty Images) Whether the intent is to find lost seniors suffering from dementia or support a manhunt for fleeing suspects, police in Chula Vista, California, are turning to drones for quick aerial intelligence. Alongside the city’s fire department, the Chula Vista Police Department (CVPD) is investing in the technology as a way to maximize time spent by officers on […]

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In most law enforcement scenarios, drones are being flown for traffic management or crime-scene photography, according to the study. They’re also used for search and rescue, hazardous material spills, mass evacuations, and aerial viewing of fires or tracking fire personnel in dangerous settings. By Justin Bachman | Bloomberg In small unmanned aerial drones, police and […]

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In small unmanned aerial drones, police and firefighters have discovered a useful new tool, with at least 347 agencies in 43 states now flying them. Drone deployment by law enforcement and municipalities began more than a decade ago when it was just an emerging technology with extremely limited use. But those days are over: Last year, more […]

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