law enforcement drones

Essex Police Share What They’ve Learned

There are tremendous benefits realized from using drones in law enforcement: in a good program, drones enhance safety for both officers and the community.  Now, early adopters of drones in law enforcement are able to share their results and help other departments get started.  In the U.K., the Essex Police …

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A Small U.S. Town Offers a Case Study

image: Adorama Business Solutions Law enforcement drones are a new, and sometimes controversial, tool for public safety agencies.  With the increasing need for social distancing and the usual budgetary stressors, local police departments are being forced to do more with less manpower.  The town of Linn, Wisconsin worked with a …

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EHang Launches a Firefighting Drone for High-Rise Fires [VID…

EHang has had a great year.  Now, the world’s leading passenger drone platform is not introducing an entirely new aircraft, but a new application. EHang is launching a new version of the EHang 216 as a firefighting drone. EHang’s firefighting drone, the EHang 216F, is specially designed for high-rise firefighting. …

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AIRT Puts Newly Released Pix4DReact to the Test After Hurric…

DRONELIFE got a first look at Pix4DReact at their user conference last month.  The software is designed to provide 2D mapping intelligence in the field – processing immediately, so that law enforcement, fire officials, or disaster recovery personnel can use the data to inform real-time critical decisions. The Airborne International …

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Drones for Good: The Organization Donating Drones to Public …

When I had the opportunity to meet Marc Langley at this year’s InterDrone conference, it was clear that he’s a man with a passion.  Not just for his own company – he is CEO of national drone services provider Airborne Works – but for the non-profit he founded this year – the …

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French Defense Agency Invests in Elistair Tethered Drones

French drone firm Elistair has signed an settlement with the DGA – French Defense procurement Agency – to finance its AIRWATCH venture, a tethered drone for surveillance and telecommunications. The DGA will finance Elistair’s analysis and growth in the AIRWATCH venture via the RAPID program, supporting improvements with a powerful …

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Drones Can Help Respond to Disasters – As Long as They Belon…

By Andrea Booher (This picture is from the FEMA Photo Library.) News and Commentary.  In the class of “this shouldn’t need to be said,” we’ll say it – drone operators ought to steer clear of the California wildfires in the event that they aren’t a part of the emergency response. …

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Cost of Operation: Will the New Yuneec Drone Set the Standar…

Yuneec partnered with native legislation enforcement at this month’s InterDrone convention to show their new H520 drone for accident reconstruction.  While the demonstration was spectacular, it’s the general price of operation which makes Yuneec’s new providing stand out, says Douglas Spotted Eagle – a well known trade chief and Yuneec’s …

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Embry-Riddle Helps Bring Drones to Daytona Beach Police

(Embry-Riddle/David Massey) The world’s main aeronautical college, Embry-Riddle, has introduced a partnership with the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) to launch an aviation program. The new aviation program will embody a 5-officer unit and two drones, and is scheduled to launch on the finish of this 12 months. “Anything we …

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