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LAFD Commences Drone Program at California Wildfire

To assist with the wildfire-fighting efforts in the Los Angeles area, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) put its drones to use for the...
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Meridian, Idaho, Police Kick-Start New UAS Program

The Meridian Police Department (MPD) of Idaho has announced its new unmanned aircraft system (UAS) program, which will be used to "support official law...

Piedmont Virginia Community College Holding Public Safety UAS Conference

Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) will hold its second annual Public Safety UAS Conference for first responders and public safety professionals on March 5-7,...

Insitu Drones Support U.S. Disaster Recovery Over Three Months

Bingen, Wash.-based Insitu Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., used its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to assist with several recent...

U.K. Police Make Decision on UAV Investment

The Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police in England will be expanding their drone fleet in the coming months, says unmanned aerial vehicle...
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N.C. Deputies Send Up Drone in Successful Missing-Person Search

The Randolph County, N.C., Sheriff's Department is thanking its new drone program for successfully locating a missing elderly woman on Sunday.Citing Sheriff Robert A....
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Community College in Illinois Offers Drone Training for First Responders

Elgin Community College (ECC) in Illionis is now offering "Drone 101 for First Responders," a one-day, non-credit course for police departments, fire departments and...
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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...

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