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Indiana police departments want drones. There’s just one big problem.

Indiana’s two largest police departments both want drones; one for crowd surveillance at major gatherings Downtown, the other to monitor traffic at events such as the Indiana State Fair. There’s just one problem. Both uses appear to be against the … 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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Police Drone Weaponization Bill Essentially Gets the Axe in Connecticut

The Connecticut General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee has decided to essentially squash a bill that would have allowed police to equip unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with weapons. According to the bill history of H.B.7260, there was no action … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s office sets its eye on the sky

As technology continues to change the way things are done, one local sheriff’s office has used change to its advantage. Seeing the usefulness of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, the Huron County Sheriff’s Office has been proactive in taking the … Continue reading

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