Public Safety

Colleges Cross Over UAS and Emergency Management Education

Two Kansas-based universities - Kansas Wesleyan University (KWU) and Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus (KSU) - have teamed up to cross their respective emergency management...

Michigan Fire Department Welcomes Two UAS

The Big Rapids Township Fire Department of Mecosta County, Mich., is now the owner of two unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), which will be used...

Lynx Escapes from Zoo; Police Bring in Thermal Imaging Drones

England’s Devon & Cornwall Police are using drones to assist the Dartmoor Zoological Park staff in the ongoing search for a Carpathian lynx who...

Drones Brought to U.K.-France Tunnel in Wake of Brexit Vote

In the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are reportedly being deployed in an effort to stop...

Bloodhound Works in Tandem with Sheriff’s Department’s Drone Unit

Earlier this year, the northeast region unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) unit of North Dakota’s Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department received permission from the Federal...
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DOJ Research Center to Law Enforcement: We Want Your Help in Studying Drones

The National Criminal Justice Research, Test and Evaluation Center is soliciting information on the use of UAS for crash-scene reconstruction.

Flirtey’s Ship-to-Shore Drone Delivery Goes Off Without a Hitch

Drone delivery company Flirtey and Dr. Timothy Amukele, assistant professor of pathology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, recently conducted what they say...

University of Houston’s Annual Disaster Conference to Offer UAS Talk

Houston-based AeroLift eXpress will be speaking on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) at this year’s Hurricanes, Major Disasters, Coastal Protection, and Rapid Recovery Conference at...

First-Responder Drone Bill Makes Its Way Through Calif. Legislature Again

Last year, Sen. Ted Gaines introduced a similar bill that was ultimately vetoed by the governor. This time around, “criminal penalty provisions” have been removed.

Coastal N.J. Drone Delivery to Highlight Humanitarian Potential of UAS

Drone delivery company Flirtey, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the nonprofit Field Innovation Team (FIT) are teaming up to conduct what...

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