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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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Out-Of-Control Drone Slashes Iowa Toddler’s Face At Playground

An Iowa toddler was injured in a freak accident when a drone hit the swings he was playing on and smacked the 1-year-old in the face, leaving him bleeding from a deep gash on his right cheek and injuries to … Continue reading

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Drone attacks are essentially terrorism by joystick

A failed assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Saturday was mounted with explosive-armed drones, according to news reports. Nine days earlier, and on the other side of the world, terrorists claimed to have sent an armed drone to … 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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