Realizing what the technology can bring to the table in a number of applications, Lake County, Mont., is looking to hire federally certified commercial drone operators. According to a local Valley Journal report, the county’s commissioners decided during a hearing [Read More]
The Police Foundation has released a new infographic suited for law enforcement agencies looking to establish a program for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS). The infographic, entitled “sUAS and Public Safety,” provides an overview of operational, training, and legal and [Read More]
Trumbull Unmanned, a Houston-based provider of drone services for the oil and gas industry, has incorporated SimActive’s Correlator3D software into its emergency response services. SimActive is a Montreal, Quebec-based developer of photogrammetry software. Its Correlator3D solution generates high-quality geospatial data [Read More]
The U.K. government has formed a “specialist squad” of prison and police officers to tackle the threat drones are posing to prison security, Prisons Minister Sam Gyimah announced today. According to a government press release, the team of investigators will [Read More]
For this year’s event, which is expected to draw more than a million spectators, officials are bringing in tethered drones from local unmanned aircraft systems company CyPhy Works.
The federal agency says this marks the first time it has established airspace restrictions that apply only to unmanned aircraft systems.
The emergency response departments of Chula Vista, Calif., located in San Diego’s metropolitan area, are finalizing their procedures for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) use and are encouraging public input. The Chula Vista Police Department (CVPD) and Chula Vista Fire Department [Read More]
A Kentucky man who used a shotgun to take down a drone back in 2015 recently emerged victorious in a court case that pitted the rights of drone operators versus property owners against each other. In summer 2015, Hillview, Ky., [Read More]
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has established best practices and recommended policies for agencies using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in first response, such as conducting search-and-rescue operations or surveying after a flood. The final report was released after [Read More]