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Consumer drones are becoming more popular and while many are used for recreational purposes, drones can present extreme challenges related to privacy and crime
The 2017 DuPont train derailment outside Tacoma provided investigators the opportunity to push the limits of an integrated scanning/UAV point cloud approach
The demands of public safety require drones, training and certifications that are up to the job
The advisory guidance aims to help non-federal public and private entities better understand federal laws and regulations related to UAS operations
Ability to use the Boeing S-100 unmanned system in poor weather conditions will significantly decrease dangers to responders
Chula Vista’s drones are mostly deployed as first responders during business hours between Mondays and Thursdays
The New York Police Department will train 29 officers to operate its fleet of UAS
The Center for the Study of the Drone estimated that the number of public safety agencies using drones has increased by 82 percent in the past year
Gangs are using UAVs to collect information on LE activity, disrupt police operations and smuggle drugs
Counter surveillance of law enforcement is becoming the fastest-growing way organized criminals are using drones
The sky may be the limit for drones, but local LE agencies are looking for a way to bring them back to earth