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‘A game changer’ Drones take off at Manteca Police Department

[ad_1] MANTECA, Calif. — Manteca Police are now using drones to help keep the community safe. Officers have spent the past year working on research and training for the drones and they were officially put into use at the end of last year. “Definitely a game changer for us in …

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Department of Transportation proposes new drone regulations

[ad_1] This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Earlier this week, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) released a series of proposed regulatory changes governing commercial drone use, …

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The Chula Vista Police Department Defines How Drones Can Be Used as First Responders

[ad_1] Across the United States, police and fire departments are using drones to do everything from assist in hostage situations to increase firefighter safety, but these benefits are just the beginning of how the technology will be utilized by public safety officials. By using drones as first responders, …

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The Transportation Department is Funding Autonomous Drones

[ad_1] The Transportation Department is funding research to build artificial intelligence-powered drones and trying to get a better understanding of how autonomous vehicles could be manipulated to harm the public. The agency’s Volpe National Transportation Systems Center on Thursday began soliciting teams to develop open-source artificial intelligence tools that allow …

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Merton Fire Department has a new $13,000 drone

[ad_1] Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Buy Photo Merton Firefighter Josh Paral demonstrates the department’s new drone with high-definition color and infrared video cameras that can be flown up to 400 feet.(Photo: C.T. Kruger/Now News …

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Brownsville PD, fire department use drone to save life of elderly man

[ad_1] Brownsville Police Department Spokeswoman Melissa Gonzalez said Luis Reyna Zuniga’s family told police the last time they saw the elderly man was about 5:30 p.m. The police department responded to the 500 block of E. St. Francis to investigate the welfare concern at around 8:38 p.m. to investigate the …

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Forest department deploys drones to conduct crocodile census in Terai, Uttarakhand

[ad_1] Madras Crocodile Bank at Muttukadu Near Chennai (Representative Image)&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspBCCL Nainital: The forest department of Uttarakhand has formalised the procedure for drone-based crocodilian census in the Terai area of the state. Forest officials said that the drone-based crocodile counting is being carried out in the rivers, …

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BPD, fire department use drone to save life of elderly man

[ad_1] Courtesy: Brownsville Police Dept Drone rescue This is a screen capture of video from a drone used a rescue an elderly Brownsville man who was missing Monday night. By Mark Reagan, The Brownsville Herald Drone operator Brownsville Fire Department drone operator Jaime Ibarra illustrates how the device was used …

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Phoenix-area police department could soon use drones to help enforce law

[ad_1] (John Stillwell/PA via AP, File) PHOENIX — A Phoenix-area police department is reaching out to the people it serves to determine whether it should purchase drones to help enforce the law. Sgt. Tim Klarkowski with the Surprise Police Department told KTAR News 92.3 FM officers could use them to do …

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Department of Conservation’s advice for dog owners this summer

[ad_1] The Department of Conservation is taking a stick to the dog-owning public to make them more careful around wildlife.  In August, a seal was left bleeding in Porirua and two little blue penguins were found dead in Lyall Bay, both by a suspected dog attack. In October, a seal pup was killed …

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Irving Police Department launches drone program

[ad_1] The Irving Police Department just launched their new drone program. 22 police officers in Irving, Texas will be fully trained Part 107 drone pilots. At least four officers will have a drone ready to fly, in their vehicles during their shift at all times. The drones will be used during …

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New York Police Department adds drones to its fleet

[ad_1] The New York Police Department has a new tool to help in large-scale city events. The department has rolled out 14 drones to its fleet. They will be used in hazmat investigations, search and rescue operations, hostage situations, for accessing hard to reach crime scenes, and during large city …

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