Edmonton police fly drone to get bird’s-eye view of major collision scenes

BY BILL MAH, EDMONTON JOURNAL Edmonton police say their new flying camera helps investigate serious traffic crashes by giving them a bird’s-eye view of the...

Is a drone in the future for Grand Rapids police?

By John Tunison GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- They're versatile, small, helicopter-like and offer an unparalleled eye-in-the-sky for skilled users. Drones are becoming ever more popular among hobbyists...

Michigan State Police testing unmanned aircraft ‘to support public safety’

The Michigan State Police (MSP) is working with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to become one of the first police agencies in the nation...

FAA to announce new rules regarding unmanned aircraft systems

By KATHARINE HIBBARD Logan Daily News Reporter LOGAN — The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to release new rules regarding the use of unmanned aircraft...

County sheriff finally gets the drone he wanted, ignores privacy concerns

by Cyrus Farivar DUBLIN, Calif. — At the headquarters of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO), 34 miles east of San Francisco, Sheriff Gregory Ahern formally announced on...

Drones over San Jose? Worries fly at public hearing

By Robert Salonga SAN JOSE -- The community got its first chance to tell the San Jose Police Department what it thinks of the department's...

Patrolman takes hobby to new heights, unmanned aircraft to assist in police work

LOGAN — A local patrolman’s hobby has taken the Logan Police Department to new heights. It’s one of only eight departments in the country...

Vic emergency services to use drones as ‘eyes in the sky’

By Paris Cowan The Victorian Government’s ten-year plan for emergency communications forsees a day when first responders can live stream a birds-eye view of a natural...

Dubai Police drones showcased at Gitex

Dubai: Dubai Police said on Monday that they have tested their newest drone ‘Sanad’ in police operations scenarios that go well beyond the purview...

Cops suspect that alleged thieves monitored them with a drone

by David Kravets Pennsylvania authorities suspect that two men accused of stealing mobile phones were monitoring law enforcement. Local media reported Tuesday that when they were arrested...