Police Drones

Melbourne Police are going high tech to fight crime. And when we say “high,” we mean up in the air. Melbourne Police drone will help document crime scenes Catch evidence without disturbing it Cost to department was $2,000 A drone is their newest tool to fight crime, allowing investigators to document crime scenes from the […]

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BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Cecil County Sheriff’s Office says its drone program has helped recover from a Maryland man’s properties almost $400,000 worth of construction equipment stolen from other states. According to a news release from the department, the Sheriff’s Office was contacted on March 9 by New Jersey State Police investigators. NJSP said officers […]

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A Noble County man who on Wednesday led police on a chase – by both car and foot – was found with the help of a drone. The pursuit began about 9:30 p.m. after the Noble County Sheriff’s Department received information about a suspicious vehicle in Albion, according to a department news release. Officers saw […]

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Two women let the Kent City Council know they didn’t like how members approved the police department’s purchase of drones without input from residents. “We feel the community has not been able to have a conversation with the council on this matter, and nothing should move forward until there is a community meeting where individuals […]

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<!– No tags wrapping article body –> For the fourth year in a row, Connecticut legislators have introduced a bill seeking to regulate police use of drones. In 2014, the bill failed to make it out of committee. One year after that, it passed the state Senate but wasn’t heard in the House of Representatives […]

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NAMPA, Idaho – The City of Nampa is getting a bird’s eye view of their community. Last April, the city purchased a drone. A spokeswoman says they use it show off work being done around the area.  “We have a lot of good stories to tell at the city of Nampa and so we really […]

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