Police Drones

A civilian drone crashed into a Black Hawk helicopter, damaging its blade The illegally flying drone smashed into the aircraft on Thursday evening The incident occurred between 7.30pm and 8.15pm in Staten Island, NY The helicopter was forced to land in New Jersey, while no injuries were reported The aircraft came from Fort Bragg and was […]

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When a high school student with special needs went missing as night fell, the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office used a drone with thermal-imaging capability to find him. News4’s Julie Carey shows how it works — and police use the drone to find her. Many county residents are positive about the drone program, but some worried […]

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Embed code Copy and paste the embed code below. The code has been copied to your clipboard. https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/4031029.html Pop-out player A growing number of police departments in the United States now have drones and are exploring different ways to use them. A recent study found that drone ownership by local police and public safety agencies […]

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A pair of gorillas now make their home at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. The zoo is welcoming two new female gorillas ahead of World Gorilla Day, Sept. 24. “Fredrika” (or Freddy) is 43-year-old from Zoo Miami in Miami, FL and 26-year-old and “Kebi Moya” (or Kebi) comes to Cleveland from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Powell, OH.  […]

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The Police Athletic League of Delaware and the New Castle County Police Department work together to inspire Delaware’s youth towards a possible future career in S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math). “PAL is all about helping kids become successful in life. We want them to be successful in their education, and [learn to develop] […]

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(TNS) — Unmanned drones with high-definition cameras could take flight in Sonoma County skies next year to help law enforcement track suspects and assist in search-and-rescue operations for both the Sheriff’s Office and the Santa Rosa Police Department. But drones won’t get off the ground at either agency until specific policies and procedures are outlined, […]

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BARNSTABLE, MA — A drone helped capture a suspect in Barnstable Monday night, according to police. The suspect, Angel Robinson, 24, of Yarmouth, was charged with a host of crimes, including drug and gun possession. The incident started at about 6:30 p.m. near the Cape Cod Mall. (Sign up for free daily newsletters and breaking […]

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When a high school student with special needs went missing as night fell, the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office used a drone with thermal-imaging capability to find him. News4’s Julie Carey shows how it works — and police use the drone to find her. Many county residents are positive about the drone program, but some worried […]

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RIVER VALE, N.J. — River Vale police are launching a drone this Thursday for use in emergency operations, crime scene investigations and public safety programs, Chief William C. Giordano said Tuesday. Dubbed “Angel 1,” the professional-grade unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) carries two cameras — one a high-definition model and the other thermographic, which produces images […]

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By DAVE O’BRIENReporter Though they’re still learning to fly, Streetsboro police plan to take to the skies over the Gateway City soon with an unmanned aerial vehicle. The program currently is awaiting Federal Aviation Administration approval and for an officer to take his pilot’s exam, according to Police Chief Darin Powers. Powers said there is […]

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