Drones for Public Safety

Starting a Public Safety Drone Program

Source: Skydio Public service agencies increasing using drone programs as part of everyday operations By Jim Magill Public service agencies, such as police and fire departments and emergency medical service providers, were among the first entities to recognize the usefulness of UAVs to accomplish tasks such as aiding in search …

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Skydio and Axon Respond Integrate

Source: Skydio Skydio and Axon Respond: Integration Announced for Public Safety Agencies by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Axon and autonomous flight leader Skydio have announced that public safety agencies utilizing both Skydio drones and Axon’s real-time operations platform, Axon Respond, will be able to access drone live-streams for …

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Skydio Drones for Public Safety Fritz Reber

From the floor of AUVSI’s Xponential 2022: an interview with former police officer and Head of Public Safety Integration Fritz Reber on Skydio drones for public safety. Fritz Reber is a well respected figure in public safety – and in the drone industry.  Reber served at Chula Vista Police Department …

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Police in North Texas Deploy Drone Clear

Police in North Texas using drone-based technology to save officers’, civilians’ lives with Drone Clear By Jim Magill Police in North Texas are using drone-enabled video technology to help them clear buildings of potential threats, reducing the potential of harm coming to either officers or civilians. The Dallas Police Department …

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SkyeBrowse Wins DHS Grant for School Safety Technology

SkyeBrowse wins DHS grant to create new school safety technology By Jim Magill Texas-based SkyeBrowse, a company that employs video technology in the public safety arena, will receive a portion of a major grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop drone-based technology that will help first …

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ICOR and BRINC Partner Robotics for Public Safety

ICOR and BRINC Partner on Air/Ground Robot Integration for First Responders by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Tactical and security robotics company ICOR Technology has formed an integration partnership with public safety specialist BRINC Drones in order to improve air and ground robotics for public safety operators worldwide. An …

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DRONERESPONDERS at Xponential 2022 – DRONELIFE

A Focus on Public Safety UAS Education and Networking: DRONERESPONDERS at XPONENTIAL 2022 AIRT will produce two new concepts –Conclave and Forum – for first responders using Drones For Good. Since its inception in Spring 2019, DRONERESPONDERS has emerged as the leading non-profit voice dedicated exclusively to the support and …

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Skyfire Public Safety Drone: the US-Made SF2

Skyfire Announces SF2 Drone for Public Safety and Critical Sector Missions Today, public safety UAS consulting group Skyfire Consulting announced the launch of SF2, a versatile drone designed for public safety and critical sectors. The 22-inch mid-sized multirotor aircraft is payload-agnostic, and boasts a resilient design that enables it to …

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SGI Waivers: FAA Expert on How They Work

In a recent DRONERESPONDERS webinar, Kerry Fleming of the FAA SOSC explains SGI waivers and how they work for small UAS operators. A Conversation on Public Safety UAS – Information You Don’t Want to Miss By: Dawn M.K. Zoldi, Guest Contributor This year the DRONERESPONDERS non-profit started hosting a free …

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Drone Hardware for Public Safety Professionals

Choosing the right drone hardware for public safety applications is a critical step in establishing a drone program.  How can public safety professionals sort through the hype and find the right tool for their needs?   Steve Rhode gives his best advice on getting started.  (Check out Public Safety Flight’s recent …

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