Police Drones

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department is in the final stages of sending a drone out in the field to help with investigations. On Friday, officers gave a firsthand look at the new gadget that will be used to fight crime.  According to Police Chief Terry Zeigler, the drone cost $14,000 […]

No drone zone QUINTE WEST – OPP are warning drone and radio-controlled (RC) aircraft owners to keep away from restricted air space around CFB Trenton. Cst. Maggie Pickett said Quinte West OPP will be enforcing regulations, especially during the Quinte International Air Show set for  June 25 and  26 at 8 Wing/CFB Trenton. “The rising […]

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kansas City, Kan. police are taking to the skies with a new drone aircraft they say will make future investigations faster, easier and more efficient. The KCK Police Department spent nearly $14,000 on a drone and adjoining camera. The equipment was paid for with seized drug money from the “Special Law […]

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — KCK police chief Terry Zeigler tweeted Thursday afternoon that officers were using their new drone to help look for a missing, elderly man. According to Zeigler, the drone would be used to inspect the area near 114th and Parallel. Zeigler’s tweet was sent at 12:26 p.m. FOX 4 is working to […]

Nearly half a million people, including Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, loved a social media video on Zane, a German Shepherd from the NYPD’s K9 unit — but now an officer has been disciplined for using a drone to record part of the video. Last week the NYPD revealed on its Facebook page a two-minute video, […]

Buy Photo Maj. Dennis Higdon holds an unmanned drone just before a practice flight at the Louisville Fire Academy. The department is pioneering the use of the drones to assist in emergencies.July 16, 2015(Photo: Sam Upshaw Jr.; The C-J)Buy Photo Louisville police want a new eye in the sky – an $80,000 drone. No, it wouldn’t […]

A spokesperson for the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) told newspapers under publishing group Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland (RND) that drones may be the way of the future for attackers. “Conceivable scenarios in which drones could be used range from disturbances of events and general criminal use for reconnaissance, up to possible terrorist attacks, including at major […]

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An aerial shot taken of the Heath, above, and Kornel Flint with his drone device Credit: @manandhisdrone Published: 2 June, 2016 By WILLIAM McLENNAN FLYING enthusiasts hoping to capture the majesty of Hampstead Heath with cameras mounted on “drones” have been grounded by the police – and incorrectly accused of breaking the law.  The practice […]

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Grand Rapids police are reminding the public of the Federal Aviation Administration’s rules for operating drones after confiscating an unmanned aerial vehicle this week. On Tuesday, police saw two men operating a drone in the area of Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital and determined that they did not have permission to fly […]