Meanwhile several members of the public have contacted their local force to raise concerns that drones were being used for snooping. In one instance, a device was said to have been flown over a garden repeatedly while girls were sunbathing. Alarmingly criminals are also suspected of using drones to “scope out” properties ahead of break-ins. […]

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are considering whether the state should become the first in the country to allow police to use drones outfitted with deadly weapons. Also: Connecticut Teen’s Video Of Gun-Firing Drone Spurs Investigation The proposal was immediately met with concern by civil rights and liberties advocates. “We’re not in warfare here,” said David […]

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NEW YORK Connecticut would become the first U.S. state to allow law enforcement agencies to use drones equipped with deadly weapons if a bill opposed by civil libertarians becomes law. The legislation, approved overwhelmingly by the state legislature’s judiciary committee on Wednesday, would ban so-called weaponized drones in the state but exempts agencies involved in […]

The number of incidents in the UK involving drones reported to police has increased more than twelve-fold over the past two years. Complaints, including allegations of snooping, burglary “scoping” exercises, mid-air near-misses and the smuggling of contraband into prisons, rose to almost 10 a day (3,456) last year, compared with 283 in 2014. Last year’s […]

It sounds like a deranged hummingbird, it has a comically small range, and its photo quality is abysmal, but there’s something weirdly appealing about The World’s Smallest Camera Drone ($26.99 from the BoingBoing online store; also available at Amazon). The temptation to personify the wee unmanned aerial vehicle—with its cheerful red and blue led lights, […]

Security agencies in Kashmir will be accelerating the use of Israeli-built drones during counter-insurgency operations in the Valley, after facing stiff resistance from protesters while carrying out anti-militancy operations in congested localities. These drones will not only help security forces keep a tap on the movement of protesters thronging encounter sites, they will also pin point […]

It sounds like a deranged hummingbird, it has a comically small range, and its photo quality is abysmal, but there’s something weirdly appealing about The World’s Smallest Camera Drone ($26.99 from the BoingBoing online store; also available at Amazon). The temptation to personify the wee unmanned aerial vehicle—with its cheerful red and blue led lights, […]

In its first official use, a Cecil County Sheriff’s Office drone helped recover nearly $400,000 worth of construction equipment stolen as part of a multi-state theft ring, police said. “The only thing better in its first use would have been finding a lost child,” Cecil Sheriff Scott Adams said Monday. He flew the drone that […]

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After residents raised concerns, Kent Police decided to go public with its written policy to operate two drones it plans to purchase later this year. “The policy is on the Kent Police website as well as the city of Kent website (kentwa.gov),” Police Chief Ken Thomas told the City Council at its March 21 meeting […]

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