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Redding City Council set to review RPD drone policies, protocols

The policies and guidelines made by the Redding Police Department for their drone program will be reviewed by the Redding City Council Tuesday evening, May 15. The ‘Unmanned Aerial Vehicle’, also is known as “UAV”, program was already approved by … Continue reading

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FAA Issues Refresher on Flying Drones Commercially

Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a refresher on its Part 107 rules for small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations, covering commercial and government uses for drones weighing less than 55 pounds. If you’re looking to brush up on … Continue reading

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Petersburg police acquire a fleet of drones as other local law enforcement agencies weigh cost, benefit

State law sharply limits how law enforcement agencies in Virginia can use drones, but that has not dissuaded the Petersburg Bureau of Police from acquiring a small fleet of the unmanned aircraft for their operations. On Wednesday, Petersburg Police Chief … Continue reading

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Longmont seeking public input on police’s use of drones

Longmont police has budgeted $42,000 to purchase and equip four drones that they say can be employed for a variety of uses, including traffic investigations and missing persons cases. The department has an open house planned for early February. “We … Continue reading

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