Tag Archives: Search-and-Rescue

Drones are all the buzz in police patrols, river monitoring

Region police and officials who use drones call them the “latest tool in the toolbox.” An aerial drone was used earlier this month by Crown Point police in their search over water and woods to find the remains of a … Continue reading

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Six drones deployed to find missing 77-year-old man in Florida

We have reported on many stories in which drones were used to find missing people, however, this one is a first. In Florida, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office deployed Six (!) drones to help find a missing 77-year-old man. The … Continue reading

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City to monitor flooding with drones

Residents of neighborhoods in Grand Forks at risk of flooding should not be alarmed by a drone flying above them and the Red River, according to a recent announcement from local officials. Grand Forks will fly unmanned aerial vehicles in … Continue reading

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Drone era arrives for local governments sooner than most

Drones may not be ready to deliver your next Amazon order in less than 30 minutes, but local governments around Southwest Virginia are already calling on the technology for simpler, more practical tasks. They’re not inventing high-tech systems, but rather … Continue reading

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