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

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.

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Axon and DJI Announce Drone Partnership for Public Safety

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

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

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

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.

California Police Using 'Drone Killers' to Disable UAVs

"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

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.

Custom Command Centers

TruckVault offers custom solutions to help departments integrate drone technology.

Louisville Plans to Use Drones to Respond to Gunshots

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.

How to Implement and Justify a Drone Program

Unmanned aircraft can perform a variety of critical law enforcement missions; just make sure you have community support and federal permission.