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Airborne Law Enforcement Association Offers sUAS Guidelines for Public Safety Agencies

The nonprofit Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) has announced the release of the Standards for Public Safety Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) Programs.The standards...
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LAPD Finally Gets Green Light for UAS Pilot Program

Following several years of controversy, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has gotten the green light to implement a one-year pilot program on the...
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First Responders Holding Drone Demos With Commercial UAV Expo

Drone demonstrations for first responders will take place in conjunction with Commercial UAV Expo on Oct. 25 at the Henderson Unmanned Vehicle Range (HUVR).The...

CT Town Deploys UAV Fleet to Improve Congested Area

The Town of Fairfield, Conn., is launching a fleet of drones today to conduct a traffic study along an often congested area.According to an...

Partners Test UAS for Home-Alarm Response

Rajant, a provider of private wireless networks, has conducted tests that show the national average time for authorities to respond to a verified home...

Flirtey Teams With Nevada Ambulance Service for AED Drone Deliveries

Drone delivery company Flirtey and REMSA, a community-integrated emergency medical services provider in northern Nevada, have announced a partnership to launch an automated external...

Consortiq Teaches BVLOS Drone Ops to Irish Police

Consortiq has completed the delivery of a beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) drone training course to the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI).Following...

Wyoming Police Dept. Shows Drone Benefits to Community

Demonstrating transparency, the Casper, Wyo., Police Department is making sure the community knows the benefits of the department’s new unmanned aircraft system (UAS).As part...
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A Chat with the Grandfather of Drone SAR: Harvey, FAA & Public Perception

Affectionately known as the grandfather of drone search and rescue (SAR), Gene Robinson has been flying unmanned aircraft pretty much his whole life, starting...

Despite Opposition, L.A. Sheriff’s Dept. Not Grounding Drone

Despite a vote from the Los Angeles County’s Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission to ground the technology, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) will...

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