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Washington State Patrol deploy 100-plus drones across the state to aid in crash investigations

It’s happened to all of us. A crash shuts down a major freeway in the metro area and you’re stuck in traffic or kept off the roads for hours. Washington State Patrol can now open those roads back up a … Continue reading

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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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