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Georgetown Police Department Uses Drones to Locate Suspects, Perform Search and Rescues

The Georgetown Police Department (GPD) in Kentucky has been using drones to find missing persons, locate stolen vehicles and suspects fleeing from crime scenes, and document infrastructural failures. According to News-Graphic, the primary motivation to purchase the aerial equipment was … Continue reading

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Another Use for Drones: Investigating Car Wrecks

When police investigators tried to figure out what caused a multi-vehicle crash that killed an elderly woman in Morton, Illinois, last month, they looked to the sky for help. Like a growing number of police agencies throughout the country, the … Continue reading

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In crash investigations, police upgrade from chalk, tape measures to drones

Drones already have varied uses from mail delivery to storm tracking. Now, US state and local police are using the unmanned aerial vehicles’ bird’s eye photos to reconstruct car crashes more efficiently, accurately, and safely … https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Justice/2018/0807/In-crash-investigations-police-upgrade-from-chalk-tape-measures-to-drones Christian Science Monitor … Continue reading

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Police drones pit safety vs. privacy concerns in Michigan

A growing number of Michigan police agencies are employing drones to provide a bird’s-eye view of accident and crime scenes, speed searches for missing persons and help find fugitives. This summer, the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office began an unmanned aerial … Continue reading

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