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DJI Announces Drone Law Enforcement Partnership With Axon

DJI has announced a new collaboration with Axon, a provider of connected law enforcement technologies. Under the partnership, DJI drones will be sold directly to public...
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Aviation Attorneys Underscore Importance of Prep Before Flying UAS in Disaster Areas

The start of the Atlantic hurricane season coincides with a drone-friendly policy shift at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). However, before railroads, insurers, power...
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Airborne Response Ramping Up Team of Remote Pilots for Hurricane Season

The arrival of the 2018 summer storm season is prompting Airborne Response, a provider of drone imagery for emergency management and disaster response operations,...
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Illinois Police’s Drone Finds Two Suspects in One Week

In less than one week, the Orland Park Police in Illinois used a drone to help track down not one but two suspects. On Monday,...
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Interior Department Taps Drone Companies for ‘Call When Needed’ Services

As part of a broader strategy to aggressively combat wildfires, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has awarded a "call when needed" contract...
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FEMA UAS Working Group Established in North Carolina

Because drones are an increasingly integral part of emergency response operations, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) says it is working to make...
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Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Launching UAV Program Available 24/7

Next month, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) in Manitoba will launch its new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) program, which is expected to allow...
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K2 Unmanned Systems Introduces Knight Hawk Law Enforcement UAV

K2 Unmanned Systems LLC, a Huntington Beach, Calif.-based drone manufacturer and service provider, has released a new law enforcement tactical drone, the Knight Hawk. According...
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Virginia Sheriff’s Office Reports Another Drone Success Story

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office in Virginia is crediting its drone and K-9 team for tracking down a suspect after he severely assaulted his wife,...
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Kansas Dept. of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Learning How to Fly UAS

Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is partnering with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism to send 30 employees, including 12 law enforcement...

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