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Washington State Patrol builds up fleet of 111 drones

In the span of just a few years, the Washington State Patrol has built up a fleet of more than 100 drones. At last check, the Oregon State Police had three. The Washington patrol says its small quadcopters are used … Continue reading

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Japan outlaws flying drones while drunk

Operating a drone in Japan while drunk could lead to a year in prison thanks to new legislation. The law, passed by the country’s parliament this week, seeks to rein in growing use of the unmanned aerial vehicles. Those found … Continue reading

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Culver Drone Policy to Be Reviewed

At the city council meeting on Monday June 10, there we will be a discussion of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Drone Program and the possibility of creating a citizen advisory committee in connection with the program. The advisory committees … Continue reading

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Drone Helps Lodi Police Catch Suspect

Officers are crediting a drone with helping them catch a wanted suspect in Lodi. The incident happened around noon along the 300 block of Maple Street. Lodi police say they served an arrest warrant at a home in the area, … Continue reading

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