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Michigan State Police to Use Aeryon SkyRanger UAS Statewide

October 24, 2014
Based on successful public safety scenario trials and training officers to operate the Aeryon SkyRanger, the Michigan State Police has announced plans to roll out its UAS program statewide.

small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS)

October 17, 2014
Aeryon sUAS enable public safety organizations to collect thorough, lasting evidence, create accurate 3D models for crime and traffic departments, rapidly clear roads and highways. IACP Booth #308

"Drones" Grounded Until Further Notice

October 7, 2014

What's keeping law enforcement's unmanned aircraft on the ground is a combination of convoluted regulations and the public's belief that allowing officers to use these little aircraft will violate their civil rights and invade their privacy.

Aerial Drone Used to Collar DWI Suspects in North Dakota

October 6, 2014
The Grand Forks County (N.D.) Sheriff's Office says it deployed an aerial drone to help catch some criminals on the run. They say it is the first time a drone has been used by law enforcement to conduct a mission at night. More Here.

Video: Aerial Drone Used to Collar DWI Suspects in North Dakota

October 6, 2014
The Grand Forks County (N.D.) Sheriff's Office says it deployed an aerial drone to help catch some criminals on the run. They say it is the first time a drone has been used by law enforcement to conduct a mission at night.

Aeryon SkyRanger Used in Police Search for Missing University Student

October 2, 2014
Aeryon Labs Inc. announced today that the Aeryon SkyRanger small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS) has been deployed to aid in the search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

Calif. Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring 'Drone' Warrants

September 30, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have required police to obtain warrants for surveillance by drone, making California the latest state to weigh in on an issue that is dividing lawmakers across the country.

Batteries for Unmanned Vehicles

June 26, 2014
Mathews Associates supplies the U.S. government and law enforcement agencies with batteries for unmanned vehicles whether for ground, air, or underwater.

More Border-Patrol Drones Being Borrowed by Other Agencies

January 16, 2014
Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies are increasingly borrowing border-patrol drones for domestic surveillance operations, a harbinger of what is expected to become the commonplace use of unmanned aircraft by police.

Md. Bills to Set Limits on Crime-Fighting Devices

January 16, 2014
Maryland lawmakers are sponsoring four bills they say will set rules that law enforcement in Maryland must follow–like making sure police have warrants before tracking cell phones.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Wants 2 Drones for Maricopa County

October 29, 2013
Joe Arpaio, the outspoken sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., wants to use two drones to survey his jails from the air and catch drug dealers, if he receives FAA approval.

FAA Certifies ARA Micro Drone

October 16, 2013
Applied Research Associates’ Nighthawk micro-drone received the FAA's special airworthiness certificate, giving users authorization to operate the drone for research, demonstrations, and training.

St. Louis Police Chief Pushes for Drone Use

October 11, 2013
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is pushing forward with plans for a drone and wants to create what he calls an information center.

Report: FBI Using Drones for 7 Years

September 27, 2013
The FBI has spent more than $3 million to operate a fleet of small drone aircraft in domestic investigations, according to a report released Thursday by a federal watchdog agency.

Colo. Town Considers Drone Hunting Bounties

August 26, 2013
The tiny plains town of Deer Trail, Colo., is considering issuing hunting permits for government drones and offering bounties for debris from a shot-down government drone.

Ala. College Deploys Drones to Monitor Campus

May 15, 2013
Officials at the University of Alabama Huntsville have announced that the school will deploy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to monitor the campus. The UAVs will use small spotlights or infrared cameras, along with video surveillance cameras to scan campus grounds.

Senators Urge Update of Privacy Laws for Police Drones

March 20, 2013
A budding commercial drone industry is poised to put mostly small, unmanned aircraft to countless uses, from monitoring crops to acting as lookouts for police SWAT teams.

ACLU Questions Police Agencies About Militarization

March 6, 2013
The ACLU will request information about SWAT teams, such as how often and for what reasons they're deployed, what types of weapons they use, how often citizens are injured during SWAT raids, and how they're funded.

Seattle Grounds Police Drone Program

February 8, 2013
Saying police need to stay focused on "community building," Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has pulled the plug on the department’s controversial drone program even before it got off the ground.

States Propose Limiting Police Drones

February 5, 2013
Lawmakers in at least 11 states are looking at plans to restrict the use of drones over their skies amid concerns the unmanned aerial vehicles could be exploited to spy on Americans.
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