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DOT Approves Ten Pilot Projects for Advanced Drone Operations

On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced the selection of ten proposals from a field of 149 applications submitted jointly by industry and government entities to conduct advanced drone operations under the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) … Continue reading

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How Gangs are Using Drones to Disrupt Law Enforcement

Gangs are continually adapting their skillsets to counter law enforcement efforts. For example, as outlined in my book, “The Gang Life Laugh Now Cry Later: Suppression and Prevention,” gangs have sent their members into the military to gain tactical skillsets. … Continue reading

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Apple is Joining UAS Integration Pilot Program to Collect Aerial Imagery and Improve Apple Maps

Apple will soon be working with the state of North Carolina under the Trump administration’s UAS Integration Pilot Program to operate drones for aerial imaging purposes in order to improve Apple Maps, according to a report by Engadget.​​​ As we … Continue reading

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Redding City Council set to review RPD drone policies, protocols

The policies and guidelines made by the Redding Police Department for their drone program will be reviewed by the Redding City Council Tuesday evening, May 15. The ‘Unmanned Aerial Vehicle’, also is known as “UAV”, program was already approved by … Continue reading

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