Police Drones

Steven Romero, the new Ontario police chief, chats with Adam Brown, city manager last week at city hall. Romero was sworn in as chief last week. (The Enterprise/Kristine de Leon). ONTARIO – After 14 years of wearing a Hawthorne Police Department badge, Steven Romero is slipping into a new uniform. Romero, formerly a lieutenant in […]

BOISE, Idaho — Police have confirmed that a 2-year-old boy who disappeared from a Boise home early Friday morning has been found safe.  Investigators began searching after getting a report that 2-year-old Bentley was missing from a home near 24th Street and Regan Avenue. The toddler’s caretaker said he had last seen Bentley asleep in […]

HARWICH PORT — Visitors to Red River Beach this summer could see an unusual site over the marsh behind it. The Board of Selectmen Monday approved the use of a drone to fly over the marsh and collect data as part of a larger comprehensive study to assess the ecological integrity of ecosystems in Massachusetts. […]

Drone team to support search and rescue on Essex coastline The Essex Police drone unit will be supporting search and rescue operations around the coast of Essex during a 12-month trial with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).  Essex Police says from helping to search for casualties in […]

AVON- Throughout the day Wednesday, the Connecticut State Police Dive Team searched a pond in Avon–  looking for evidence relating to Jennifer Dulos’ disappearance as investigators hit day 19. Drone footage from sky 61 caught police pulling out the boat divers used to search the pond. The pond is privately owned and known for water […]

Police officers could soon use drones to follow yobs in a bid to combat antisocial behaviour plaguing parts of Halton. The airborne devices could be used to photograph offenders and could even track them to their home address. The suggestion comes after complaints of youths ‘ruling the streets’, a string of targeted bin fires and […]

LONDON, June 14 (Reuters) – Police warned environmental campaign group Extinction Rebellion not to use drones as part of a planned protest at London’s Heathrow airport on June 18. “There is speculation that protesters will use drones in order to disrupt business at Heathrow,” said Laurence Taylor, deputy assistant commissioner of London’s Metropolitan Police. “I […]