Law Enforcement

Public Safety Drone Programs: Key Questions, Key Answers fro…

In a narrowly focused and carefully crafted survey, almost 300 U.S.-based, law enforcement, fire and emergency services personnel answered some critical questions about how public safety drone programs in the AIRT and DRONERESPONDERS Spring 2020 Public Safety UAS Survey. In a media briefing this morning,  Christopher Todd, Executive Director of …

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Parrot and AIRT: Manufacturer Partners with Public Safety No…

French manufacturer Parrot is working quickly to introduce the ANAFI USA to the public safety and law enforcement sector.  Parrot and AIRT, the Miami-based public safety non-profit, announced a partnership that will help put Parrot’s new public safety solution to the test. “Parrot, a leading European drone group, is pleased …

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Surveillance Drones: French Judge Refuses to Ban Drones in P…

Image: CDC/Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS During the current Covid-19 pandemic, surveillance drones have been used by police departments around the world to monitor community quarantines.  The application keeps law enforcement officials safe while reminding community members of social distancing guidelines.  In the U.S., some politicians have objected, with …

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Drone Patrols Support COVID Lockdown Efforts in Kazakhstan

Source: Terra Drone A subsidiary of Japanese drone provider Terra Drone is helping keep communities safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Kazakhstan. The Nur-Sultan Police Department hired KazUAV to patrol the capital city to ensure residents obey lockdown orders. On March 16, Kazakh officials imposed a quarantine on Nur-Sultan, and the …

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Drones in Public Safety: Real Life Crime Scene Investigation…

An inside look as a team of drone and law enforcement experts explain the real life challenges of capturing precise aerial images of crime scenes at night. As part of DRONELIFE’s participation in the FAA’s Drone Safety Awareness Week, DRONELIFE will feature stories according to the themes outlined.  Today, we …

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New York Sponsors “Fly-In” To Show How Drones Can be Used to…

As drones become more widely used for public safely applications, Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research (NUAIR) and officials in New York sponsored a “Fly-In” to showcase and educate public officials on various public safety applications. As discussed in their recent press release: “NUAIR hosted its first New York UAS Public …

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Comparison: Parrot ANAFI Thermal Vs DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise D…

In the past six months, two interesting products have hit the market from the drone industry’s leading manufacturers, DJI and Parrot. Both aim to make aerial thermal imagery accessible and affordable. In December 2018, DJI launched the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, an iteration of the Mavic 2 Enterprise that swaps …

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