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Drones could be coming to law enforcement agencies in Fairfax County

[ad_1] More from Northern Virginia MCLEAN, Va. – After months of discussion, Fairfax County could be joining surrounding counties by adding drones to their law enforcement agencies.   Over the next few weeks drones will be a hot topic. The Unmanned Aircraft System program, led by Roy Shrout, is making a …

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Travis County Parks to use drones to monitor burns, flood damage – News – Austin American-Statesman

[ad_1] Travis County Parks officials will soon use drones to monitor prescribed burns, track forest health and assess flood damage. Commissioners on Tuesday approved a draft policy that will let the parks department buy two remote-controlled aerial devices and to train and license four county staff members. The program’s $10,000 …

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Drone program in the works for Travis County parks staff

[ad_1] The latest in parks management could soon be hovering overhead. Travis County commissioners approved Jan. 22 the implementation of an unmanned aerial system. The program—which will be managed by county parks staff—includes two drones as well as Federal Aviation Administration-mandated training and licensing for four staff members. Drone uses …

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County staff train to pilot drones

[ad_1] | Share | Share | Share | Share Jan. 16–With a new drone use policy in place and some county staff already licensed to pilot unmanned aircraft systems, Lee County is well on its way to a public safety program that takes advantage of the latest technology. But using …

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UAVs to Help with San Diego County Water District Inspections

[ad_1] (TNS) — When it’s time to inspect facilities, such as water tanks, or survey the topography of its properties, the Otay Water District now turns to technology it has embraced in the past year: drones. The water agency, which serves more than 225,000 customers in eastern and southern San …

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True-crime show uses footage from Beaver County drone group – Entertainment & Life – The Times

[ad_1] A new true-crime series on television’s Oxygen Network makes the case that a Pittsburgh college student’s drowning may be linked to a serial killer. “Smiley Face Killers: The Hunt for Justice” debuts at 7 p.m. Jan. 19, focusing on Dakota James, a 23-year-old Duquesne University student reported missing after …

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Provide Your Feedback on Public Safety Drones in Fairfax County

[ad_1] Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), otherwise known as drones, are the next frontier for public safety. In that spirit, we’re developing a comprehensive Public Safety Unmanned Aircraft Systems program and would like to hear from you. For the next 30 days, our draft UAS Public Safety Program Manual and …

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Police dogs, drones assist in Hamilton County search for pursuit suspect

[ad_1] (WISH Photo, file) Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. (WISH Photo, file) ARCADIA, Ind. (WISH) — Deputies with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office are searching an area near Arcadia for a man in connection with a Sunday …

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County drone switches owners | The Times

[ad_1] A drone was used by police during a standoff last year in Peru to send a cellphone to the man held up in the house. A La Salle County drone has changed hands. Connie Brooks, director of the county’s Emergency Management Agency, told the county board’s public safety committee …

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I&M Using Drones to Inspect Randolph County Transmission Lines | Indiana

[ad_1]     FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) will use drones to inspect transmission lines in Randolph County beginning Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019.     The drone inspection of wires and poles will cover an area from Winchester eastward and helps I&M ensure the reliability and integrity of the …

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I&M Using Drones to Inspect Randolph County Transmission Lines | News

[ad_1]     FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) will use drones to inspect transmission lines in Randolph County beginning Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019.     The drone inspection of wires and poles will cover an area from Winchester eastward and helps I&M ensure the reliability and integrity of the …

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Questions on drones, deeds, property? Allegheny County has an an app for that – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

[ad_1] Questions on drones, deeds, property? Allegheny County has an an app for that  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Call center staff handle questions and *service* requests for public works, parks, property assessment and real estate — with more to come. [ad_2] Article Source

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