Tag Archives: Search-and-Rescue

Menlo Park looking into drone program

Drones may be a part of the Menlo Park City Hall’s future. Menlo Park Police Chief Dave Bertini told The Almanac Sept. 3 that he is asking the City Council to consider holding a study session, likely sometime in November, … Continue reading

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NCDOT’s Hurricane Dorian prep includes getting drones ready to fly after the storm

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s preparations for Hurricane Dorian mean moving some workers, supplies and equipment to Eastern North Carolina, where there’s a greater chance the storm will flood or wash out roads. Now getting ready for a hurricane also … Continue reading

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New drone boosts sheriff’s department capabilities

The sky’s the limit for the White County Sheriff’s Department. WCSD is among a growing list of law enforcement agencies around the state and nation turning to unmanned aerial vehicles — commonly referred to as “drones” —for use in police-related … Continue reading

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Drones have become a lifesaving tool for fighting wildfires

The whir of aerial drones provided a distinct soundtrack to the month it took to contain the Woodbury fire, which ranks as the fifth-largest wildfire in Arizona history. The fire burned nearly 124,000 acres of the Superstition Wilderness and the … Continue reading

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