Drone program gives Great Falls police the higher ground

Drone program gives Great Falls police the higher ground


It’s 2018: Hoverboards have come and gone, cell phone towers are in the process of filling out Yellowstone National Park and the Great Falls Police Department is gaining the higher ground with drones. And it’s paid off. In a two-week span in May, GFPD deployed the drone to locate a man locked in an apartment building during a standoff, led a search and rescue boat to a drowned man from the Missouri River and cleared the area for officers searching the railroad tracks on the west bank, where someone had reported a suspicious-looking man with a rifle (the man was never located).

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