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Sheriff’s officers learn to fly drones

Sheriff’s offices in the Twin Counties are in the process of training and certifying staff to operate unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, for purposes including search and rescue. Drones are aircraft that do not require a human pilot. … Continue reading

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Drones are helping police, but not everyone is happy

Nearly 20 pieces of construction equipment stolen from Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey were recovered on two Cecil County, Maryland, properties earlier this month. It was called a landmark arrest, not because of the magnitude of the crime, but because … Continue reading

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College Student Explores Township Drone Use

A Lower Pottsgrove resident who is pursuing a college degree in criminal justice has begun conducting research with the township Police Department on the feasibility of using unmanned, radio-controlled flying drones for future law enforcement work, Chief Michael Foltz has … Continue reading

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Senate bill seeks procedures for officers’ use of drones

Law-enforcement agencies would have to obtain search warrants to use drones to gather evidence to be used in criminal proceedings, under legislation being considered in the Ohio Senate. Senate Bill 60 seeks to establish procedures for officers’ use of unmanned … Continue reading

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