Ben is a 12 year veteran of Law Enforcement in the US. Five years ago the concept of a UAS program for his department began with Ben and he has been the driving force behind the integration of this program since its conception. Ben has been very involved with the United States Department of Justice and its coordinating effort to assist the Federal Aviation Administration with regulation regarding the public use of UAS. Ben has offered guidance to other departments across the country and continues his focus on the integration of UAS by not only his own department, but departments nationwide. He now manages a team of 6 pilots and has flown numerous Public Safety related missions.