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Sheriff’s officers learn to fly drones

Sheriff’s offices in the Twin Counties are in the process of training and certifying staff to operate unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, for purposes including search and rescue. Drones are aircraft that do not require a human pilot. … Continue reading

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DJI Comes up with a New Way to Identify Drone Owners

In an effort to allow U.S. authorities to identify drone owners, DJI has proposed an electronic identification framework for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Notably, the company says the system would also respect the privacy of operators. Last year, Congress directed … Continue reading

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WBFD GETS DRONE INFRARED CAMERA TO ASSIST DURING EMERGENCIES

A local fire department has a new tool to use while on emergency calls. The Wrightsville Beach Fire Department started using a drone to assist staff a few months ago and recently added the capabilities to use it at night … Continue reading

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Drones are helping police, but not everyone is happy

Nearly 20 pieces of construction equipment stolen from Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey were recovered on two Cecil County, Maryland, properties earlier this month. It was called a landmark arrest, not because of the magnitude of the crime, but because … Continue reading

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