Tag Archives: Emergency Management

Engineers Design Drones That Can Stay Aloft for Five Days

In the event of a natural disaster that disrupts phone and Internet systems over a wide area, autonomous aircraft could potentially hover over affected regions, carrying communications payloads that provide temporary telecommunications coverage to those in need. However, such unpiloted … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

New police drone could save your life

Officer Rey Caban spent nearly two years researching the possibility of bringing an unmanned aerial vehicle − a drone − to the Rochester Police Department. He demonstrated the new UAV last week, providing the first look at a drone of … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Clarkstown PD unveils new drone program

The Clarkstown Police Department will be the first in Rockland County to deploy drones, officials announced Tuesday. Officials say the unmanned aerial vehicles, which contain cameras, will scope out potentially dangerous situations before sending in officers. They say potential uses … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Indiana police departments want drones. There’s just one big problem.

Indiana’s two largest police departments both want drones; one for crowd surveillance at major gatherings Downtown, the other to monitor traffic at events such as the Indiana State Fair. There’s just one problem. Both uses appear to be against the … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment