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RCPD adopts official drone policy

The Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board on Monday approved a policy that outlines when and how police officers can use drones in investigations. Capt. Kurt Moldrup said the department introduced drones with a trial program about a year ago … Continue reading

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Drones are now a permanent part of the LAPD’s arsenal

Drones became a permanent part of the Los Angeles Police Department’s crime-fighting arsenal Tuesday, despite opposition from privacy advocates who fear the remote-controlled aircraft will be used to spy on people. In a yearlong trial, the LAPD’s SWAT team deployed … Continue reading

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Menlo Park looking into drone program

Drones may be a part of the Menlo Park City Hall’s future. Menlo Park Police Chief Dave Bertini told The Almanac Sept. 3 that he is asking the City Council to consider holding a study session, likely sometime in November, … Continue reading

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NCDOT’s Hurricane Dorian prep includes getting drones ready to fly after the storm

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s preparations for Hurricane Dorian mean moving some workers, supplies and equipment to Eastern North Carolina, where there’s a greater chance the storm will flood or wash out roads. Now getting ready for a hurricane also … Continue reading

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