Tag Archives: Law Enforcement

Drones likely to be regulated by state, city governments in 2019

Drones likely will generate more interest and concern in 2019, as their fliers find new uses for the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and state and city governments apply more scrutiny to regulate those uses. A light rain grounded the New … Continue reading

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

The NYPD planned to use drones during Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration. Then it started raining.

Before they pack into Times Square on Monday night, thousands of New Year’s Eve revelers will pass through the kind of intensive security measures that are normally found inside the nation’s airports. While the crowd will probably be keenly aware … Continue reading

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

Two pre-filed 2019 bills seek to lift ban on law enforcement’s use of drones

Insurance adjusters use them to recreate accident scenes. Farmers use them to create 3-D soil analysis maps. Surveyors use them to plot plats. Realtors use them to give prospective home-buyers a bird’s eye view of houses and neighborhoods. But Florida … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Jacksonville lawmaker seeks to expand police force’s use of drones

Republican Rep. Clay Yarborough has introduced legislation (HB 75) for the 2019 legislative session, which begins March 5, that would expand the use of unmanned aircraft … https://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2018/12/07/jacksonville-lawmaker-seeks-to-expand-police.html Jacksonville (FL) Business Journal | Dec. 7, 2018

Posted in News | Tagged , | Leave a comment