Police Drones

DODGE CITY, Kan. (KWCH) You might soon hear buzzing sound around Dodge City. The police department has launched its new drone program and says the devices will make a difference in cases involving missing children, crashes and fires. “It’s a quicker more efficient way of searching. Where maybe you have six cops in the street […]

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Vodafone today announced a ground-breaking trial to police Britain’s skies and track drone activity. Because drones are too small to be monitored by convention radar they represent a risk to aircraft which cannot spot them. But by using 4G internet of things software, Vodafone is planning to leverage data from sim cards embedded in drones […]

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A helicopter’s crash landing in South Carolina last week may have been triggered by a civilian drone, which would make it the first drone-related crash of an aircraft in the U.S. The incident Wednesday involved a student pilot and an instructor, both of whom told investigators that a small drone appeared directly in front of […]

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Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are cheap enough that almost any law enforcement agency can afford one. Gaining the community’s approval for the purchase is a little harder. Drones, or UAS (the current in-vogue terminology) are ubiquitous. Their size varies between a large insect and a medium military airplane, although most of the models used in […]

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By Allie Morris San Antonio Express-News AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Public Safety is launching a new drone program, about eight years after scrapping its first effort due to challenges posed by federal restrictions and maintenance costs. Over the past few months, the department has quietly spent about $70,000 to purchase 17 drones, known formally […]

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A helicopter’s crash landing in South Carolina this week may have been triggered by a civilian drone, which would make it the first drone-related crash of an aircraft in the U.S. The incident on Wednesday involved a student pilot and an instructor, both of whom told investigators that a small drone appeared directly in front […]

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A large police presence developed Thursday night into Friday morning at two hospitals in the Lowcountry. North Charleston police were seen at MUSC lining up and down Jonathan Lucas and President Streets.  … read more at: http://www.live5news.com/story/37518601/charleston-helicopter-crash-blamed-on-drone-faa-investigating

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Facts The State of Hesse has decided to implement the use of drones into its daily practice. For this purpose, the police acquired four drones to help with their work in the region starting in February 2018. In order to operate the drones, each of the eight future drone pilots must complete a two-week workshop […]

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LAKE GENEVA Lake Geneva police used a drone to find and arrest a suspect in a fight at the Sugar Shack in the town of Geneva early Thursday morning, according to a news release. Walworth County prosecutors charged Tyler S. Bohot, 26, of St. Joseph, Missouri, with attempting to flee officers after officers said they […]

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