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Hartford, Conn., Wants Oversight of Police Drones, Other Tech

City leaders are reviewing a proposal that would outline new rules for agencies around surveillance methods, including unmanned aerial devices, license plate readers, body cameras and other tools … http://www.govtech.com/policy/Hartford-Conn-Wants-Oversight-of-Police-Drones-Other-Tech.html GovTech.com | Nov. 13, 2018

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Portsmouth council OKs purchase of drone by Police Dept.

The Police Department can now move forward to purchase its first drone after the City Council voted unanimously to approve a grant of almost $70,000 to pay for the device. Police Chief Robert Merner said the $69,638 grant from Homeland … Continue reading

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DroneTracker Can Now Detect and Protect You From Drone Swarms

Dedrone’s 3.5 update to the popular DroneTracker app has just garnered drone swarm detection capabilities, according to a company press release. While there are other drone-tracking applications that have stood alongside DroneTracker, the fact that Dedrone is now able to … Continue reading

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‘Never, ever try to shoot at a drone.’ Neighborhoods buzz with complaints over pesky drones

Neighborhood message boards are buzzing with complaints that drones, more popular than ever for work and play, just won’t back off. Users here of the local social network Nextdoor for months have been stewing about these small, flying vehicles, which … Continue reading

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