Police Drones

BARGERSVILLE, Ind. – Bargersville police officials believe they are the first police department in the state to use emerging software that allows drones to help gather measurements for crash scene investigations. Chief Todd Bertram says his investigators began using “Drone Deploy” software two months ago and it is already saving officers’ time at crash scenes. […]

The City of San Diego partnered with drone cloud-platform provider Cape last week to participate in the UAS Integration Pilot Program. Chosen from 149 applicants, the partnership is among 10 across the U.S to be chosen for IPP. The program – a joint effort by the FAA and U.S. transportation department – focuses on “enabling the […]

Dallas officials are debating whether aircraft drones should be a resource for police instead of an expensive helicopter. Dallas police do not currently own any drones, but drones were used in the search for a missing Richardson girl and other cases where police need extra eyes over a broad area. The Dallas Police Department is […]

Cobb Police will buy a second drone, making it the second purchase this year, due to a unanimous vote of the Cobb County Board of Commissioners on May 8. The DJI Matrice 210 Quad Copter Drone will be bought for $25,735 from federal asset forfeiture revenue. Like the other drone, this drone has all-weather capabilities […]

By Deb LaPlaca, Correspondent OXFORD – The Police Department has heightened its reach with the launch of Oxford Air One. After seven years of recreational drone flying, Officer Craig Gagner took his hobby to work and for now, he is the department’s lone pilot of a recently acquired 6-pound wisp of aerial technology. “These things […]

A Darien eighth-grader is headed to the National Geographic Society’s National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C., later this month. … read more at: http://connecticut.news12.com/story/38162697/milford-police-get-hands-on-drone-training

Chicago, IL – Although Illinois passed legislation in 2013 requiring police to attain a warrant before using drones for most surveillance purposes, legislation reportedly backed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel would eliminate that restriction and allow the government to monitor large gatherings, rallies and protests using drones. The proposal— SB 2562— by state Sen. Martin […]

An unmanned aircraft system, or UAS, can provide an invaluable tool for law enforcement, but successful use requires understanding of the technology More Brand Profiles … read more at: https://www.policeone.com/police-products/Police-Drones/articles/474547006-Criminal-gang-used-drone-swarm-to-obstruct-FBI-hostage-operation/