Federal law enforcement is wasting a lot of money on drones

by Jon Fingas The US' national law enforcement has been using drones to help nab crooks for almost nine years, but it's still making plenty of...

Michigan State Police receives authorization to fly unmanned aircraft

LANSING From the Michigan State Police: The Michigan State Police (MSP) has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), making the department one of the...

Unmanned aircraft evidence bill passed

By Brandi Jewett GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A bill seeking to prohibit the submission of evidence gathered by an unmanned aircraft without a warrant passed Monday...

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...