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Eyes in the Sky

September 4, 2018

The bad guys are exploiting piloted aerial video for criminal purposes at an unrestricted pace, undeterred by laws, costs, or public perception. Law enforcement must put on its cape with the big "S" and prevail in this video star wars.

Cost-Effective Drone Solutions Can Help Police Save Lives

September 1, 2018

As drone-powered missions continue to have significant impact on the positive outcomes of law enforcement situations, users shouldn’t have to choose a $1,500 consumer drone because of a fear of flying a product which is priced 20 times higher. 

Improving SWAT Operations

August 8, 2018

Experts say the chance for positive outcomes during tactical team callouts will increase with better selection of team members, organization of teams, training of operators and commanders; and with more effective use of equipment and technology.

LE Tactical Drone

July 13, 2018
K2's Knight Hawk is a commercial grade UAV designed with first responder operations and infrastructure inspection in mind.

New Challenges in Cyber Forensics

July 13, 2018

Today's digital investigator must learn how to extract evidence from drones, encrypted portable devices, cryptocurrency trades, and a growing range of appliances and products defined as the Internet of Things (IoT).

Video: British Police Use Drone to Find Missing Hiker

June 19, 2018
Nearly a day after Peter Pugh went missing, he was spotted in a marshland by a Norfolk Police Department drone.

British Police Use Drone to Find Missing Hiker

June 19, 2018
Nearly a day after Peter Pugh went missing, he was spotted in a marshland by a Norfolk Police Department drone. More here. 

Boston Politicians Set to Discuss Police Drones, Body Cameras, and Privacy

June 19, 2018
The hearing takes place in anticipation of a Northeastern University report on the BPD pilot program testing body-worn cameras, and amid citizen concerns over the deployment of new technology without community input.

Police Drone Helps Reduce Crime by 10% in Mexican City

June 11, 2018
During a four-month period, the Ensenada Police Department flew more than 1,600 missions (an average of roughly 25 missions a day).

Axon and DJI Announce Drone Partnership for Public Safety

June 5, 2018
Axon and DJI today announced an exclusive partnership, within the digital evidence management industry, to sell DJI drones directly to public safety and law enforcement agencies worldwide through the new Axon Air program.

Criminals Used a Drone Swarm To Obstruct an FBI Hostage Raid

May 4, 2018
Mazel said counter surveillance of law enforcement agents is the fastest-growing way that organized criminals are using drones.

FLIR Systems Completes Strategic Investment in DroneSense

April 19, 2018
Together, the FLIR and DroneSense offerings will enhance situational awareness, act as a force multiplier, and ultimately save more lives as organizations continue to integrate UAS into daily missions, the companies say.

FLIR Provides Thermal Imaging for Next Generation Drone Camera

April 18, 2018
Built with industrial and public safety applications in mind, the DJI Zenmuse XT2 expands upon the benefits in the first thermal-equipped camera jointly developed by FLIR and DJI, the DJI Zenmuse XT.

Drones Watch Over California Music Festival in Wake of Vegas Massacre

April 13, 2018
"Drones will be flying over watching the perimeters. It takes us a few minutes to get an officer to a perimeter breach but a drone takes 45 seconds," Indio Police Sgt. Dan Marshall said. "The drones will also allow us to monitor traffic better than before."

MSAB and URSA Inc. Partner on Drone Forensic Technology

April 12, 2018
“The use of drones for illegal activities has grown tremendously over the last several years,” said Joel Bollö, MSAB CEO. “From smuggling contraband into prisons to flying drugs across international borders, criminal enterprises are becoming more sophisticated and adept in their use of this technology. Our partnership with URSA will provide law enforcement with the tools they need to combat these growing incidents.”

California Police Using 'Drone Killers' to Disable UAVs

April 10, 2018
"The purpose is primarily for emergency situations," Oceanside police Lt. Aaron Doyle said last week. "It won't be used when someone complains about a neighbor flying a drone. It's pretty much for a life-or-death situation, to save lives."

Zephyr Drone Simulator Trains First Responder Drone Pilots

March 30, 2018
Whether monitoring a threat or searching for a victim, officers piloting drones must do so safely first and foremost, and the Zephyr Drone Simulator from Little Arms Studios is designed to ensure exactly that.

Kentucky Officer Shot and Killed

March 14, 2018
Officials in Eastern Kentucky say Officer Scotty Hamilton was shot and killed around 11:30 p.m. Hamilton, along with Kentucky State Police Troopers, were investigating a reported crime in the Hurricane Creek area of Pike County when Hamilton was shot.

Custom Command Centers

February 28, 2018
TruckVault offers custom solutions to help departments integrate drone technology.

Louisville Plans to Use Drones to Respond to Gunshots

February 20, 2018
Louisville wants to try out the concept of sending self-routing drones to fly to the scene of a possible shooting first to determine who fired the weapon or identify a false alarm.
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