San Jose: Commission to endorse one-year pilot for police drone

By Robert Salonga  SAN JOSE -- The use of a police drone in San Jose took a significant step toward reality this week with the...

Draganfly sUAS Used to Document Vast Accident Scene of Air Canada Flight AC624 Crash...

On April 1st, 2011, the Draganflyer X6 was the first sUAS in North America to document a manned aircraft accident in an urban environment. Now, nearly...

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...