Selected – Safety and Security

Drone as First Responder – DRONELIFE

AeroX Partner Forsyth County Sheriff’s Department Launches Drone First Responder Service by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby With the assistance of AeroX, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office (FSCO) has launched North Carolina’s first Drones as First Responders (DFR) program. The program has a drone operator listen in on live …

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Drones Disaster Response Verizon Frontline THOR

As Hurricane Ian bears down on Florida, DRONELIFE got an inside look at Verizon Frontline’s newest tool to support public safety and first responders.  Verizon’s THOR – Tactical Humanitarian Operations Response – is a superhero with a drone for disaster response, one of Verizon Frontline’s hundreds of deployable assets that …

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NPS-DDP, Autel Donate Drone Solution

Autel Robotics, National Public Safety Drone Donation Program (NPS-DDP) Team for Drone Donation to Seaside Park PD in New Jersey by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby The National Public Safety Drone Donation Program (NPS-DDP) has teamed up with Autel Robotics, Foxfury Lighting Solutions, SkyeBrowse and Pilot Institute for the …

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Asylon Automated Security Drone BVLOS Waivers

Asylon Granted First-of-its-Kind BVLOS Waiver for Automated Security Drone System by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby This week, leading air and ground robotic security company Asylon, Inc. revealed that it has been granted three beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) waivers from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Continue reading …

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BRINC and Global SOF Foundation

BRINC Partners with Global SOF Foundation by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today, BRINC Drones announced the formation of a partnership with the Global SOF Foundation, the leading 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in supporting a worldwide Special Operations Forces (SOF) network. Continue reading below or listen: The Foundation works to …

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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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Florida’s Approved Drone Manufacturers List AIRT

New Research Indicates Florida Government Drone Programs Need More Time to Transition to Blue UAS 95% of agencies surveyed cite “negative impact” in the near term from creation of the Florida Approved Drone Manufacturers list The following is a guest post by Christopher Todd, President of the AUVSI Florida Peninsula …

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BRINC Donates Drones Training to Ukraine

Public safety drone experts BRINC has donated drones and training to pilots in the Ukraine, as an in-depth article in the Washington Post reveals. All images courtesy BRINC Drones, used with permission. For the last several days, the BRINC team has worked just over the Ukrainian border at a secret …

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Dallas PD Drone Unit Launches, Air Support Unit

©Robert Hensley, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons Dallas PD drone unit launches, following years of study By Jim Magill After more than a half dozen years of study and pilot program testing, the police department in Dallas, Texas earlier this year officially launched its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program. The …

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