Police Drones

By as early as 2025 American police departments might be ditching their choppers for modified versions of military drone aircraft, Defense One reported. The drones are cheaper, fly longer, and are easier to hide from criminals being surveilled. And there is no crew aboard to be injured or killed in the event of a crash. They […]

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x Embed x Share CLOSE Spring Hill is the First city in Williamson County to use drone. Shelley Mays / The Tennessean Buy Photo Spring Hill Police Detective Geoff Betts demonstrates flying a drone on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017 in Spring Hill. The drone will be used during traffic accidents, HAZMAT accidents, and search and […]

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A two-man drone operating team from the McAllen ISD Police Dept. are en route to Houston to assist with Hurricane Harvey search and assessment efforts, according to a press release from McAllen ISD. The team will assist FEMA teams with search and rescue efforts plus damage assessments. The team packed provisions, including food and water, […]

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Susan Spencer Telegram Gazette Staff @SusanSpencerTG WORCESTER – Sometimes, inspiration takes off when you least expect it. Kathleen Manning, dean of the Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education at Quinsigamond Community College, was watching the ABC television show “Shark Tank” last February, in which budding entrepreneur and Babson College MBA graduate Abby Speicher pitched […]

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Los Angeles community members spoke up at a public forum in Westwood on Wednesday against city police’s proposed use of drone technology. At the Wednesday night meeting, Los Angeles Police Department officers addressed residents’ concerns about a proposal to allow the department to use nonweaponized drones, or small, unmanned aerial devices, to aid in police […]

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By Kate Mather and Cindy Chang Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — As Los Angeles police pitched their plan to fly drones Wednesday night in a series of forums held across the city, the reaction was less positive than they might have hoped. Dozens of residents expressed concern ranging from skepticism to outright opposition to […]

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Six to eight vehicles caught fire in the parking garage above Walmart late Wednesday night. This drone footage was caught by Michael Greto, a licensed and professional drone pilot. Michael Greto, submitted … read more at: http://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/2017/08/24/drone-footage-police-respond-white-plains-fire/597367001/

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Los Angeles community members spoke up at a public forum in Westwood on Wednesday against city police’s proposed use of drone technology. At the Wednesday night meeting, Los Angeles Police Department officers addressed residents’ concerns about a proposal to allow the department to use nonweaponized drones, or small, unmanned aerial devices, to aid in police […]

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By Matt Kroschel BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) – The buzz of drone pilot Cameron Sale’s aircraft drew the attention of nearby children playing in a park on Wednesday. (credit: CBS) His commercial business utilizes the specialized drone to help him photograph and videotape real estate and sporting events. Sale joined with other Breckenridge area drone pilots […]

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An LAPD public meeting in Atwater Village seeking community input on the department’s proposed deployment of a drone drew opposition Wednesday night from residents worried about invasions of privacy. The department is asking the Police Commission to approve its use of a drone in limited tactical situations during a one-year pilot program. Gail Burns of […]

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They say “Everything’s Bigger in Texas” and for many Lonestar State’s public-safety agencies that includes “going drone or going home.” In the small town of Midlothian, the Southern Regional Response Group recently deployed three members into drone training and certification using DJI Inspire 1, Mavic or Phantom 4 Pro quadcopters. Gene Robinson of Drone Pilots […]

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By Matt Kroschel BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) – The buzz of drone pilot Cameron Sale’s aircraft drew the attention of nearby children playing in a park on Wednesday. (credit: CBS) His commercial business utilizes the specialized drone to help him photograph and videotape real estate and sporting events. Sale joined with other Breckenridge area drone pilots […]

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