Police Drones

A local British police force will take to the skies to find missing people, investigate crimes and save lives via drone technology. The Norfolk Constabulary announced a three-month UAV trial program this week. The agency will deploy four drone teams and officials hope to extend the program well into the future. The agency purchased a […]

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After spray painting his drone black, and taping over its lights, south Londoner Daniel Kelly probably thought he had a good chance of getting away with flying his now-stealthy drone into a prison yard. So in the early hours of 25 April last year, he flew the cheap, Chinese-made quadcopter, with what police believe was […]

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There’s no end to the negative coverage surrounding drones flying where they shouldn’t. But it’s not all bad news. Many people don’t yet appreciate the potential for drones to be used by law enforcement. Luckily, UK police are already leading the way, turning DJI drones into powerful tools that could catch criminals and save lives.  […]

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After spray painting his drone black, and taping over its lights, south Londoner Daniel Kelly probably thought he had a good chance of getting away with flying his now-stealthy drone into a prison yard. So in the early hours of 25 April last year, he flew the cheap, Chinese-made quadcopter, with what police believe was […]

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PUBLISHED: 10:04 01 August 2017 | UPDATED: 11:49 01 August 2017 Norfolk Constabulary unveil their new police drone. Left to right, PCC Lorna Green, police drone pilot Sgt Danny Leach and deputy chief constable Nick Dean. Picture : ANTONY KELLY archant 2017 … read more at: http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/police-to-start-using-drones-in-fight-against-crime-in-norfolk-1-5129676

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I enjoyed Tuesday’s excellent State Journal story “Law enforcement, airborne,” about the police purchase of two drone aircraft with special technology. The article went into detail on how they have already been used to address incidents and how they are already addressing the issues of citizen privacy.  Ironically, the article was published that same day […]

REDLANDS The Police Department on Tuesday fielded questions and concerns about its proposed use of drones. Redlands police met with the public at the Ayres Hotel to discuss its proposed unmanned aerial system program and attempted to assuage concerns over potential privacy violations and the intended use of the drone. “We’re not going to just […]

Dubai recently announced plans to test drone taxis last month, and now they are arranging to have a squad of mini artificially intelligent vehicles to patrol the city by the end of this year. The vehicle that Dubai is going to use is called a 0-R3, and it is made by a two-year-old Singaporean company […]