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U.S. Interior Department: Here’s How We’ve Been Using Our Drones

With a fleet of 312 unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Office of Aviation Services flew nearly 5,000 missions...
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Kansas State Rolls out New UAS Training for First Responders

Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is working with law enforcement partners to offer a training course specifically targeted at how first responders can use...
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DARTdrones Launches New Grant Program to Help Public Safety Drone Adoption

On the anniversary of their appearance on ABC’s Shark Tank, DARTdrones says it is pledging $100,000 in drone training grants to public safety organizations...

SkyFire Holding Another Drone Conference for First Responders

SkyFire Consulting's second annual SkyfireConference for public safety drone operators will kick off in Burnet, Texas, on Feb. 28-March 2.The conference - focused on...

Texas Dept. of Public Safety Kicks Off Drone Program With 17 UAS in Fleet

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has launched a new program dedicated to the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for public safety...

CybAero Providing Unmanned Helicopters for Missing People Sweden

CybAero, a Swedish developer of unmanned aircraft, has signed a collaboration agreement with Missing People Sweden, a nonprofit organization that helps families and police...

Delair Drones to Fly Beyond Line of Sight for French Firefighters

France-based Delair, a provider of drone solutions for commercial industries, recently announced an agreement with a major fire and rescue service in France’s Bouches du...

Texas Parks & Wildlife Has Life-Saving Plans for New Drone

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) has been gifted a drone to enhance its work in hard-to-access areas during natural disasters and search-and-rescue...

NCDOT Sees Big Turnout for Public Safety UAS Workshop

A capacity crowd of more than 150 police officers, firefighters and other emergency responders was on hand on Jan. 24 for a free unmanned...
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Georgia Police Department Gets Two New Drones, Plans 20-Officer Training

The Henry County Police Department (HCPD) in Georgia has implemented its new drone program, dubbed the Special Wide Angle Reconnaissance Mitigation (SWARM) Unit.The HCPD...

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