Police Drones

On the evening of Nov. 29, police from around Central Oregon had Omar Benitez cornered in a home in Madras. They later reported finding 14 firearms inside. There was good reason for police concern that day. A career criminal, Benitez, 37, had a history of tangling with law enforcement officers. But buzzing around and blinking […]

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A 22-year-old man, an international tourist, drowned on Wednesday while swimming near Fingal Beach in Northern New South Wales, Australia. For the first time, drones played a role in retrieving the body from the ocean. DJI Inspire 2 Boats, jet skis, police divers, and drones Even though emergency services had found the body in the water, […]

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Video PUBLISHED: 11:33 09 February 2018 | UPDATED: 11:33 09 February 2018 Peter Walsh Norfolk Constabulary unveil their new police drone. Police drone pilot Sgt Danny Leach. Picture : ANTONY KELLY … read more at: http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/crime/norfolk-police-chiefs-prasied-in-report-for-innovative-drones-scheme-1-5388732

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Editor’s note: Law enforcement agencies nationwide are adopting unmanned aerial systems (UAS) – also known as drones – for operations as diverse as search and rescue, traffic accident reconstruction and SWAT response. PoliceOne’s special coverage series – 2018 Guide to Drones in Law Enforcement – takes an in-depth look at considerations for police departments looking to […]

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Editor’s note: Law enforcement agencies nationwide are adopting unmanned aerial systems (UAS) – also known as drones – for operations as diverse as search and rescue, traffic accident reconstruction and SWAT response. PoliceOne’s special coverage series – 2018 Guide to Drones in Law Enforcement – takes an in-depth look at considerations for police departments looking to […]

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Editor’s note: Law enforcement agencies nationwide are adopting unmanned aerial systems (UAS) – also known as drones – for operations as diverse as search and rescue, traffic accident reconstruction and SWAT response. PoliceOne’s special coverage series – 2018 Guide to Drones in Law Enforcement – takes an in-depth look at considerations for police departments looking to […]

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Activists continued voicing their opposition to an LAPD plan to use drones by protesting at a Los Angeles City Council committee meeting where funding for the program was approved Wednesday morning. The Public Safety Committee approved a $31,500 donation from the Los Angeles Police Foundation for the purchase of four civilian-level drones. The full City […]

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The following are excerpts from the Lexington police log for the period of Jan. 30, 2018 to Feb. 5, 2018. The log is public record and available to all for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law. Tuesday, Jan. 30 9:42 a.m. A Sheridan Street resident walked into […]

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