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Police Foundation Center for UAS in Public Safety Announcements

Police Foundation Launches Center for UAS in Public Safety

Police Foundation Launches New Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Public Safety   As sUAS technology continues to advance and its use becomes increasingly widespread, the goal of the Police Foundation Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Public Safety is to help law enforcement navigate the equally important community policing aspects of adopting the technology,…

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Police Foundation’s sUAS work highlighted

Police Drones Give Police Vast and Unregulated Powers – Unless the Public Steps In There is no nationwide policy on drones, leading to different uses and abuses among police departments. A year and a half ago, the Police Foundation released a 311-page guidebook entitled Community Policing & Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Guidelines to Enhance Community Trust.  Read…

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Police Foundation’s sUAS work informs debate: Who will police police drones?

Who Will Police Police Drones? Like many police technologies, there’s no unifying nationwide policy on drones. How each department will actually use drones is not entirely clear. Police Foundation research informs the debate, who will police police drones? Read More at Gizmodo.com →

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Police Foundation’s sUAS work featured in PoliceOne

5 steps toward achieving community support for police UAS programs. This month, the Police Foundation’s UAS and community policing work was highlighted in Police One’s 2018 guide to drones in law enforcement. The Police Foundation is excited to partner with Police One on disseminating relevant and timely information to law enforcement. Read More at policeone.com →

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Police Foundation leads meeting on drones in National Capital Region

Plan hatched to allow drone flying in Washington restricted airspace.   The National Council on UAS, Police Foundation, and Federal Aviation Administration announce plan to allow public safety to fly UAS in the restricted airspace in the National Capital Region (NCR). Read More at suasnews.com →

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Police Foundation contributes to NIJ Template for a Law Enforcement SOP on the use of sUAS

NIJ Template on standard operating policy for police use of sUAS released. Today, NIJ released the Template for a “Standard Operating Policy (SOP) Guidance for Law Enforcement Use of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS). The Police Foundation is excited to have contributed to the development of this new resource for agencies interested in standing up a…

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Police Foundation’s sUAS work featured in Tech Beat

Tech Beat Resource Sampler on Unmanned Aircraft Systems. This month, the Police Foundation’s UAS and community policing work was highlighted in Tech Beat’s Resource Sampler on Unmanned Aircraft Systems.  Read More at justnet.org →

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Police Foundation’s sUAS work cited in MeriTalk

Government saves time and money with drones. Police Foundation’s sUAS research cited in article on how federal and local agencies are embracing drone technology in order to save time and money on their day-to-day operations. Read More at meritalk.com →

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