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Longmont seeking public input on police’s use of drones

Longmont police has budgeted $42,000 to purchase and equip four drones that they say can be employed for a variety of uses, including traffic investigations and missing persons cases. The department has an open house planned for early February. “We … Continue reading

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U.S. bars drones over nuclear sites for security reasons

The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it will bar drone flights over seven major U.S. nuclear sites, including Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. The move is the latest in a series of growing restrictions on unmanned aerial vehicles … Continue reading

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5 things to think about as the LAPD plans to launch a drone

The LAPD plans to deploy a drone over the skies of Los Angeles, and it’s holding a series of community meetings Wednesday to gather public input. A list of the meetings is below. But first, here are five things to … Continue reading

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DoD Seeks New Authority for Drone Countermeasures

Unmanned aerial systems (UAS, or drones) could be used by malicious actors to conduct unauthorized surveillance or to deliver hazardous payloads within the United States. But defending against such threats may violate the law as currently written. “Some of the … Continue reading

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