Tag Archives: Search-and-Rescue

Chula Vista Police Department Using Drones to Improve Emergency Response

Drone telepresence leader Cape and the Chula Vista Police Department announced Thursday that Cape-enabled drones will officially be implemented into daily emergency response missions. The unmanned aerial vehicles will be deployed for use in Chula Vista 10 hours per day, … Continue reading

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New drones used in rescue efforts: High-tech equipment has speed, safety benefits

A new type of life-saving equipment is being used by the Columbus Fire Department when responding to certain types of rescue calls. The department’s unmanned aerial vehicles, better known as drones, were deployed about three weeks ago when a 9-year-old … Continue reading

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FAA OKs Long-Range Drone Flights Over Populated Areas By State Farm To Assess Florence Damage

Federal regulators have granted the insurer State Farm permission to fly drones over populated areas in four states and beyond the drone operators’ line of sight to survey damage from Hurricane Florence, in a step toward more widespread use of … Continue reading

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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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