Police Drones

Public Perception of Drones in the UK 68% Positive

Photo © Lewis Clarke (cc-by-sa/2.0) In the UK, public perception of drones is improving.  A new study shows that more than 2/3 of UK public believe drones will positively impact the future. by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today, new research has been released from the “Project XCelerate” Consortium, …

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Skydio Drones Axon Evidence New Integration

Source: Skydio Skydio and Axon Launch New Integration of Skydio Drones with Axon Evidence Today, industry leader Skydio, alongside global public safety leader Axon, announced that public safety agencies operating Skydio drones and employing Axon’s digital evidence management platform, Axon Evidence, will now be able to automatically upload photos and …

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Skydio Soars Into Drone Marketing Deal with Top Law-enforcem…

Source: Axon California-based drone startup Skydio is flying into friendly skies with a lucrative deal with public-safety tech player Axon. The strategic partnership will allow Axon to offer Skydio’s autonomous drone platform to law enforcement and emergency agencies through the company’s Axon Air brand. As a Skydio Elite Partner, Axon will be …

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Surveillance camera commission certifies drone company DRONE…

The U.K.’s Surveillance Camera Commission was created to ensure that the public’s privacy was protected as CCTV cameras proliferated for security purposes.  The Commission encourages compliance with the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice, and to provide input on “the effective, appropriate, proportionate and transparent use of surveillance camera systems.” Now, the …

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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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Autel and Pix4D Partner for the Ultimate Public Safety Drone…

Last year at Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas, DRONELIFE got to see two amazing products at work.  Demonstrated by the Las Vegas Police Department and Sundance Media Group, the Autel Evo II flew over a mock nighttime crime scene for evidence documentation: and Pix4Dreact, Pix4D’s real-time mapping solution for …

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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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