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Drones Dispatched to Help California in State of Emergency

Both the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and California Department of Water Resources are deploying unmanned aircraft in the wake of flooding in the state and the threat of flooding at the Oroville Dam.

North Carolina Sheriff’s Department Brings Quadcopter on Board

The Moore County Sheriff’s Office, a police station in Carthage, N.C., has purchased an unmanned aircraft system (UAS), which will be used by three...

N.J. Sheriff’s Office Readies to Deploy UAV for Project Lifesaver

In a demonstration yesterday, the Somerset County, N.J., Sheriff’s Office showed off the capabilities of its recently acquired rescue drone, which is designed specifically...

North Carolina DOT Works Toward UAS for Disaster Relief

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is exploring how to best implement unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into future disaster-relief efforts. The department’s division...

Portland Transportation Bureau Seeks UAS for Storm Relief

As part of a new budget request, the Portland, Ore., Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is seeking funds to purchase unmanned aircraft systems to help...

UN World Food Programme and Belgium Launch UAV Initiative

The United Nations World Food Programme and the government of Belgium are launching an initiative to explore the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)...

Virginia Zoo Deploys Drone in Search for Missing Red Panda

Come back home, Sunny! The Virginia Zoo has deployed a drone in the search for Sunny, its missing red panda.This morning, as part of...

New Partnership Explores Wildfire-Fighting Strategies with UAVs

Abilene, Texas-headquartered Chaney Aerospace LLC is collaborating with Chloeta Fire LLC – a Jay, Okla.-based provider of wildland fire consulting and contracting - to...

Indiana Police Department Rolls out New UAS Program

Indiana’s Valparaiso Police Department has launched a new unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) program, which the police say will provide additional support in several types...

Coalition Protests Los Angeles Police’s New Drone

A group dubbed the “Stop LAPD Spying Coalition” is protesting the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s (LASD) plans to deploy an unmanned aircraft system...

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