Police Drones

YouTubeA spectacular (and loud) YouTube video showing a drone rigged with a handgun actually firing bullets freaked out a lot of folks last year. In response, several states have passed legislation outlawing such weaponized drones. In 2008, the Supreme Court affirmed in its decision in District of Columbia v. Heller that “the Second Amendment protects […]

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It didn’t take long for police in Marietta, Georgia, long to solve a shoplifting caper at a pawn shop. The alleged criminal gave all of his driver’s license information and fingerprint to the pawn shop before video showed him stealing a knife off the counter, police said. Ten hours after the incident, the man was […]

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Police Products Police Drones Email Print Comment Unmanned aerial vehicles could be the solution to challenges first responders face during deadly scenarios By Megan Wells, PoliceOne Contributor  Drones are still a delicate subject in the public safety world. For every early adopter, there is an opponent to the technology. There is, however, a strong argument […]

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When Clinton resident Austin Haughwout uploaded YouTube videos of his pistol and flamethrower-equipped drones last year, he triggered a national debate over the use of weaponized drones that is expected to result in new state legislation. Eight states, including Vermont and Maine, now have laws prohibiting or limiting the weaponization of drones, and Connecticut is […]

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Police Products Police Drones Email Print Comment Unmanned aerial vehicles could be the solution to challenges first responders face during deadly scenarios By Megan Wells, PoliceOne Contributor  Drones are still a delicate subject in the public safety world. For every early adopter, there is an opponent to the technology. There is, however, a strong argument […]

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When Clinton resident Austin Haughwout uploaded YouTube videos of his pistol- and flamethrower-equipped drones last year, he triggered a national debate over the use of weaponized drones that is expected to result in new state legislation. Eight states, including Vermont and Maine, now have laws prohibiting or limiting the weaponization of drones, and Connecticut is […]

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Whenever Joe Ferguson posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. … read more at: http://tucson.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/chief-drones-could-one-day-replace-tucson-police-helicopters/article_2db17c9f-2dc9-571c-abf9-c5ce862c2518.html

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Whenever Joe Ferguson posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. … read more at: http://tucson.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/chief-drones-could-one-day-replace-tucson-police-helicopters/article_2db17c9f-2dc9-571c-abf9-c5ce862c2518.html

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New drone owners have been warned about the risks of flying the devices as soon as they unwrap them this Christmas. Police and aviation authorities urged users to read up on strict rules about the remote-controlled gadgets before taking them for their first spin. Those caught flying drones dangerously face an unlimited fine and up […]

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The Ripon Police Department just added an Unmanned Aircraft System.It came as a donation from the Diamond Pet Food Company as technology to help ensure public safety.On Wednesday, the Ripon City Council unanimously approved accepting the gift of the DJI Phantom 4 Pro and a DJI Inspire 2 UAV plus hardware and accessories for police […]

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HERSHEY, Pa. (WHTM) — Unmanned Aircraft Systems, otherwise known as drones, are nothing new. However, there are likely to be thousands more of them buzzing around Midstate skies after Christmas, and police remind operators to follow regulations. “Not only do we have to be aware, but the people who own these devices and fly them […]

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