Public Safety


Air Force, Fire Department Deploy sUAS in Aircraft Crash Scenario

In conjunction with a local fire department, the Edwards Air Force Base in California recently used a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) during two...

Rescue Group, Sheriff’s Dept. Deploy Drones in Successful Water Mission

On Tuesday, the Danville Life Saving Crew (DLSC) in Virginia used drones to help rescue a man who was trapped on the south side...
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Plumas National Forest Uses UAV for Fire Reconnaissance

Yesterday morning, the Plumas National Forest, located in the Sierra Nevada in northern California, flew an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) over the Minerva Fire.According...
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CompassDrone Creates All-in-One UAS Package for Public Safety

Centennial, Colo.-based CompassDrone has unveiled a comprehensive drone-based mapping program designed specifically for public safety applications.According to the company, the Complete Incident Response Recovery...
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Daytona Beach Police Launching UAS Program With Help from Embry-Riddle

The Daytona Beach, Fla., Police Department (DBPD) and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) have announced a new aviation program made up of five officers and...

New Insitu Partnership Augments UAV Firefighting Efforts

Bingen, Wash.-based Insitu, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boeing, has joined forces with FireWhat and Esri for enhanced firefighting efforts using unmanned aerial vehicles...

Virginia Rescue Group Preps to Bring in Drones

Having completed 40 hours of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) ground school at a local college, the Danville Life Saving Crew (DLSC) in Danville, Va.,...

Fort Wayne Police Officers Learning the Ropes of Drones

Four officers at the Fort Wayne, Ind., Police Department are going through a nine-day training course to be federally certified to fly the department’s...

Tethered UAS to Patrol at Trump Golf Club

The U.S. Secret Service is reportedly planning to deploy a tethered unmanned aircraft system (UAS) later this month at the Trump National Golf Club...
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Public Safety Training Coming to Drone World Expo

The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), DJI and Fly-Robotics will be presenting a public safety training workshop as part of the pre-conference offerings at...

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