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Caroline fire and rescue department pursues drone program

A cluster of men and women in suits and uniforms stood outside the Caroline County Community Services Center staring up at the sky. They were tracking a white, buzzing object hovering 60 feet in the air. It was a DJI … Continue reading

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Pending SF policy could let city agencies launch drones

Five San Francisco agencies, including the fire, port and parks departments, could start flying drones under a set of rules that a city committee is expected to approve Friday. The Committee on Information Technology’s proposed drone policy focuses on privacy … Continue reading

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Chula Vista Police and Fire Department Considering Use of Small Drones for Missions

The Chula Vista Police and Fire Departments are planning to use small drones with video capability by early summer. “Our goal is to launch by July this year,” said Police Captain Vern Sallee, head of the Chula Vista Police Support … Continue reading

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1st responders want drones to aid in searches, saving lives

If you call 911 in the future, a fire-rescue expert said first responders may bring in a drone to help with your emergency. Drone technology has really improved over the past few years, and can be affordable — ranging in … Continue reading

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