Law Enforcement

Crash Site Investigation with Drones an Insider’s Look DRONE…

Crash site investigation with drones has emerged as a leading application for unmanned systems in public safety.  Gathering data that can be used by investigators in a courtroom, however, requires careful mission planning.  Here, sUAS expert and industry figure Douglas Spotted Eagle of Sundance Media provides a detailed insider’s view …

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Drones for Police Motorcycles Equipped with Drones

This week at AUVSI’s Xponential 2020, public safety personnel from all over the globe joined the co-located DRONERESPONDERS public safety programs; discussing drones for police, fire, federal agencies and public safety.  Stories from the international community revealed the wide variety of use cases and implementations for sUAS in the sector.  Sgt. …

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Drone Lighting the Autel and FoxFury Partnership

Drone lighting is critical for gathering accurate data, during the day  – and especially, at night. Unmanned aircraft manufacturer Autel Robotics and FoxFury Lighting have come together with lighting equipment made for Autel Robotics EVO II™ Series Aircraft. Accurate data for applications like public safety require specialized lighting solutions.  During …

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Tethered Drone Firm Fotokite Snags Axon Deal

Source: Fotokite Tethered drone provider Fotokite struck an exclusive deal this week with Axon, a public-safety tech provider. The agreement will integrate Fotokite drones with Axon’s digital evidence management solution, Axon Evidence. This will allow Axon law-enforcement customers to view live-stream, aerial footage and manager or share video evidence via Fotokite’s …

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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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