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Lexipol Media Group Partners with DRONERESPONDERS to enhance public safety through drone technology

Organizations will work together to support the growing Drone as First Responder (DFR) initiative

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FRISCO, Texas - Lexipol Media Group (LMG), the parent company of Police1 and FireRescue1, and DRONERESPONDERS, the premier 501(c)3 non-profit program supporting the use of uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) by public safety agencies and emergency services organizations around the world, today announced a strategic partnership to promote the safe and effective use of drones by first responders for life and safety missions.  The collaboration will leverage the extensive reach of LMG’s platforms to amplify DRONERESPONDERS events and other initiatives.

“We are excited to partner with DRONERESPONDERS in support of our shared mission to serve public safety and ensure the safety of first responders and the communities they serve,” said Greg Toritto, VP of Strategic Partnerships & Solutions at Lexipol Media Group. “As with any emerging technology, public safety agencies need help understanding how UAS can help them operate more efficiently, effectively, and most importantly, more safely. This partnership provides both organizations with an opportunity to utilize each other’s strengths to support the agencies we serve.”

By leveraging Lexipol Media Group’s industry-leading Police1 and FireRescue1 media channels, and DRONERESPONDERS’ events and unparallelled expertise in the UAS space, the two organizations will work together to make critical information, training, and data more accessible and actionable for public safety agencies.

“The extensive subscriber base of Police1 and FireRescue1 will allow us to expand our reach across our target audiences significantly,” said Charles Werner, Director, DRONERESPONDERS. “We look forward to partnering with Lexipol as a Diamond Sponsor for the 2024 National Public Safety UAS Conference, as well as an official partner of our Drone as a First Responder Working Group.”

This partnership marks a significant step forward in advancing the use of drone technology in public safety and underscores both organizations’ commitment to enhancing the effectiveness and safety of first responders through innovative solutions and access to resources.

About Lexipol Media Group

Lexipol Media Group (LMG) is the leading authority for trusted industry & breaking news and innovative product information serving the first responder community through the following best-in-class digital channels: Police1, FireRescue1, EMS1, Corrections1.

LMG’s digital platform and ad tech enables advertisers to reach the largest first responder audience in the US and increase their customer acquisition through custom outcome driven solutions and effective omni-channel campaigns.

About Lexipol

Lexipol’s mission is to ensure the well-being and effectiveness of the public servants who safeguard our communities. We are the experts in policy, training, and wellness support, committed to improving the quality of life for all community members. Our solutions include state-specific policies, online learning, behavioral health resources, funding assistance, and industry news and information offered through the websites Police1, FireRescue1, EMS1, Corrections1 and Gov1. Lexipol serves more than two million public safety and government professionals in over 8,000 agencies and municipalities. For additional information, visit 


DRONERESPONDERS is the leading and largest nonprofit program to advance public safety drones with over 8,700 members, participation from 89 countries and 500+ international members. DRONERESPONDERS has the largest online Resource Center, the largest online Public Safety Drone Directory/Dashboard, a nationwide Drone as a First Responder Working Group and works on FAA public safety waivers. DRONERESPONDERS membership and all resources are free.