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Prisons Work To Keep Out Drug-Smuggling Drones

Drone technology is quickly becoming more sophisticated — and more affordable. Now, criminals are using drones to smuggle drugs, cell phones and even weapons to inmates in prisons. https://www.npr.org/2017/11/15/564272346/prisons-work-to-keep-out-drug-smuggling-drones NPR Morning Edition | Nov. 14, 2017

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Watch This Drone Find a Woman Lost in a North Carolina Cornfield

Folks, when it comes to search-and-rescue, drones are one of the most invaluable tools we currently have. unmanned aerial vehicles can reach vantage points previously only available via helicopter—which costs time as well as money—and can be modified with thermal … Continue reading

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Stearns County deputies tap drones for aerial searches

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is the latest law enforcement agency in Minnesota to deploy drones to help track fleeing suspects or missing people. The county purchased the drone earlier this year and has already used it to find a … Continue reading

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Eyes in the sky: Law enforcement drone use sparks privacy concerns

Law enforcement is increasingly using unmanned aerial systems, or drones, to search for missing people and in criminal investigations, but with new technology comes new concerns over privacy and Fourth Amendment rights. The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office has been using … Continue reading

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