Public safety agencies continue to find some new and unique ways to utilize unmanned aerial systems, aka drones, in both crime scene investigations and on-scene incident monitoring. Two companies in the space provided details of how drones were utilized to defuse a standoff and assist crime scene investigation.
In Campbell, Calif., police used a US-1 drone from startup Impossible Aerospace during a standoff at a Denny’s restaurant on Feb. 8, 2019. Equipped with thermal and optical sensors and its 90-minute battery life, the US-1 provided police with a persistent and accurate aerial view of the perimeter, roof, and exits of the building, which helped lead to a peaceful arrest of a suspect, Impossible Aerospace said.
Robotics Business Review | Feb. 26, 2019