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Anti-drone technology to be used at NASCAR races in Texas

Anti-drone technology to be used at NASCAR races in Texas The Texas Department of Public Safety, the Denton County Sheriff, the Fort Worth Police Department, the Texas Forest Service, and the Texas Rangers will be using technology from a company called DroneShield to protect the skies during the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at the Texas Motor Speedway. Read…

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Ohio AG releases model policy for police UAS use

Ohio Attorney General releases model policy for police UAS use In addition to the creation of a model policy, 14 recommendations address topics such as licensure, training, protocols, and data/records management. Read More at PoliceOne.com →

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Police Commissioner says BPD ready to implement drones

Police Commissioner says BPD ready to implement drones The Boston Police Department Commissioner says it is ready to roll out the use of drones but Councilor Edwards says she would like to discuss the new technology with the police and community before putting it on the streets.  Read More at Charlestonbridge.com →

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White House wants agents to be able to down civilian drones

White House wants agents to be able to down civilian drones The White House is preparing to propose giving law enforcement and security agencies the authority to track and disable in flight civilian drones that present a threat. Read More at Bloomberg.com →

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Police departments find uses for drones

Police departments find uses for drones When five teenagers rang from police a few hours before dawn in Saugatuck a few weeks ago, Westport police turned to their newest crime fighting tool, the drone. Read More at CTpost.com →

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