Police Drones

RIVER VALE, N.J. — River Vale police are launching a drone this Thursday for use in emergency operations, crime scene investigations and public safety programs, Chief William C. Giordano said Tuesday. Dubbed “Angel 1,” the professional-grade unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) carries two cameras — one a high-definition model and the other thermographic, which produces images […]

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You could get an unexpected visit from the police if you fly your drone over the town’s Halloween celebration on Franklin Street next month. The flood of YouTube videos from UNC’s 2017 NCAA Championship celebration showed drones have begun creating public safety concerns, said Barry McLamb, the town’s Emergency Management coordinator. He urged the Town […]

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BARNSTABLE, Mass. — A suspect on the run from police was found in a Cape Cod pond thanks to the department’s drone. Barnstable police said they were trying to pull over Angel Robinson III, 24, of Yarmouth, Monday for multiple motor vehicle infractions. Robinson refused to immediately pull over and drove into the Cape Cod […]

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Bukit Aman Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) team is using a drone to capture pictures at the site of the fire which broke out at the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah Tahfiz Centre in Datuk Keramat to facilitate investigation. According to a source, the drone was flown by the UAV team at the site at […]

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Unmanned drones with high-definition cameras could take flight in Sonoma County skies next year to help law enforcement track suspects and assist in search-and-rescue operations for both the Sheriff’s Office and the Santa Rosa Police Department. But drones won’t get off the ground at either agency until specific policies and procedures are outlined, and residents […]

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Vernon police have canceled the silver alert for a man who they said threatened to harm himself and was then missing. They said he has been found and is safe. Vernon police were asked to check on 25-year-old Steven Pinto Jr. just before 11 p.m. Monday and were told he was having a “medical issue,” […]

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Spokane’s fleet of firefighting drones will now be used by police investigators surveying the scenes of deadly car crashes. The City Council gave its consent Monday night for crash investigators, who had previously been suspended from fire engine ladders to photograph wrecks, to use the fire department’s three (soon to be four) devices to take […]

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Bluelight Air Support Programme would massively increase surveillance powers  It would free up police helicopters to focus on critical tasks and emergencies This unmanned air force would search for missing people and suspects, patrol coasts, deliver aid to victims of flood or fire and transport medical equipment By Martin Beckford, Home Affairs Editor For The […]

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Unmanned drones with high-definition cameras could take flight in Sonoma County skies next year to help law enforcement track suspects and assist in search-and-rescue operations for both the Sheriff’s Office and the Santa Rosa Police Department. But drones won’t get off the ground at either agency until specific policies and procedures are outlined, and residents […]

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A drone’s been used for the first time to fight crime in West Norfolk. Officers used it in Downham Market on Saturday to crack down on illegal hare coursing. They didn’t arrest anyone, but seized are car and spoke to four people. Sergeant Mark Askham who lead the operation said: “I am pleased with the […]

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PUBLISHED: 18:43 16 September 2017 | UPDATED: 18:43 16 September 2017 A police drone takes to the air as Operation Galileo gets under way. Picture: Ian Burt Archant 2017 An officer patrols the lanes on a quad bike. Picture: Ian Burt Almost as soon as the drone buzzed into the… read more at: http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/crime/police-seize-car-as-drones-take-to-norfolk-s-skies-for-the-first-time-in-hunt-for-hare-coursers-1-5197561

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ANN ARBOR, MI – One person was given a warning for flying a drone outside Michigan Stadium Saturday, Sept. 16, police say. University of Michigan police ejected 16 from the stadium and arrested one during the Michigan-Air Force game at the Big House, said Diane Brown, spokeswoman for the UM Division of Safety and Security. […]

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Cape Town – Police have started using drones to gather information usually beyond their reach – to map out exactly where crimes are being committed and, without officers even having to move around, identify who is behind illegal activities. This means it will likely become more difficult for criminals to try and conceal their activities […]

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