Police Drones

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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Police in a city in central China have stepped up their efforts to crack down on illegal drones, equipping policemen with devices that can disable their signals and force them to land. Officers in Wuhan in Hubei province showcased their new anti-drone “guns” for the first time on Saturday outside a stadium where a soccer […]

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Over the weekend, police in Wuhan showed off their new toy — a drone killing gun. We’re a little fuzzy on the mechanics of this weapon, but apparently it uses radio waves to disrupt the signals transmitted to a drone flying in the air, forcing it to land. Wuhan police showed off its awesome power […]

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A man armed with a knife was shot to death by police Sunday in downtown Bellingham, moments after another man’s throat was slashed a block away, according to the Bellingham Police Department. One man was stabbed in the neck around 4:18 p.m. outside the Horseshoe Cafe, 113 E. Holly St., by a second man who […]

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A 51-year-old man who was found shot to death last week in DeKalb County was trying to meet someone to buy a drone off the “LetGo” application, police said. … read more at: http://www.ajc.com/news/crime–law/police-father-killed-while-trying-buy-drone-via-letgo-app/gVDFYsx2Ba1videHmRstmM/

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