Tag Archives: SWAT

Prisons struggle to swat drug-smuggling drones

Documents obtained by The Age show drones have slipped past prison defences that until recently were hobbled by a reliance on manual observation by guard patrols and CCTV to protect airspace over the sprawling complexes. One incident report, released through freedom of information, shows authorities failed to detect a drone …

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Arlington Police Drone Helps SWAT Nab Wanted Man

Arlington police are crediting their drone Aviation Unit in helping SWAT officers make an arrest while serving a narcotics warrant earlier this month. According to the department, on March 15 SWAT officers were serving a warrant when a known offender attempted to escape arrest by jumping out of a bedroom …

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