Police Drones

Media captionDrone finds missing man stuck in marshes A man who went missing and was found by a police drone up to his armpits in water said he was “lucky to live”. A major search was launched for Peter Pugh, 75, from Brancaster, Norfolk, after he disappeared following a walk home through fields on Saturday […]

There are a ton of opportunities for police forces to use drones in creative ways to protect people and save lives. In areas where the police force is stretched a bit thin, drones could help monitor and keep neighborhoods safer, analyze crowds to make sure events don’t get too rowdy or to search for victims after […]

Police and other law enforcement agencies across the U.S. are seeing drones as another valuable asset in their crime fighting and first response toolbox. Over the past few years, law enforcement has used drones for search and rescue missions, criminal pursuit and surveillance, crowd monitoring, drug interdiction, accident investigations, inmate escapes and crime scene analysis. […]

Manteca Police are moving toward the day they will be able to deploy an unmanned aerial surveillance craft — a drone — to aid in everything from  search and  rescue efforts to helping officers have additional eyes in tactical operations involving SWAT deployment. Detective David Bright — one of three Manteca Police officers that have […]

Manteca Police are moving toward the day they will be able to deploy an unmanned aerial surveillance craft — a drone — to aid in everything from  search and  rescue efforts to helping officers have additional eyes in tactical operations involving SWAT deployment. Detective David Bright — one of three Manteca Police officers that have […]

CLOSE Lieutenants Joel Wood and Brian Georgia demonstrate one of the Port Huron Police Department’s two drones Bob Gross, Times Herald Buy Photo A DJI Mavic Pro drone owned by the Port Huron Police Department hovers Thursday, June 14, 2018, outside the police department. The drones were paid for with drug forfeiture money and can […]

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