Police Drones

Nine different law enforcement and rescue agencies — the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, or IDNR, the National Park Service police, Portage, Gary, Odgen Dunes and Lake County Police Departments and the Portage and Gary Fire Departments and the Porter County Coroner — worked through high waves to retrieve the body and used all-terrain vehicles […]

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OKLAHOMA CITY – A diligent neighbor is being credited with confronting a suspected burglar in southwest Oklahoma City. On Aug. 5, officers were called to a burglary at an apartment complex in the 3300 block of S.W. 44th St. According to the police report, the victim said his neighbor spotted a woman leaving his apartment […]

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Lincolnshire police have released a new video in the hopes of education those new to flying drones of the law and safety regulations around the new tech. It explains the ‘drone code’, which suggests those flying drones keep 150 ft. from people and property. To stay ‘drone legal’, it suggests staying away from airports and […]

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The Federal Aviation Administration issued an advisory this week warning drone pilots and the general public that placing a dangerous weapon on a drone can carry a fine of up to $25,000. “Perhaps you’ve seen online photos and videos of drones with attached guns, bombs, fireworks, flamethrowers, and other dangerous items,” the notice reads. “Do […]

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Drone technology has direct potential to save lives when used in public safety – but public safety agencies need the drone industry’s help to get them implemented. Now, the DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Alliance, an advocacy and resource group for the public safety sector, and the Commercial Drone Alliance have announced a partnership to help get […]

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BAGHDAD — An Iraqi government fact-finding committee set up to investigate a massive munitions depot explosion near Baghdad earlier this month has concluded the blast was the result of a drone strike. The report, outlining the findings of the committee, says the Aug. 12 explosion at the al-Saqr military base, which killed one civilian and […]

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Climate change activists from a group called Extinction Rebellion are threatening to fly drones over London’s Heathrow Airport with the goal of deliberately stopping all flights for a week. If their efforts were to succeed, the group could shut down the United Kingdom’s busiest airport and upward of a million travelers could be affected. There […]

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Mass gatherings in Kyle, such as the annual Pie in the Sky festival, will now go through additional scrutiny before the first patron ever enters the gate. On Aug. 6, the Kyle City Council voted 6-0 to amend the city’s existing mass gathering ordinance allowing city staff and Kyle Police to review and approve specific […]

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