police drones

Drones that automatically investigate gunfire may soon swarm in Louisville


The city has requested permission to operate the aircraft beyond visual line of sight, as allowed by an experimental "innovation zone" program started by the Trump administration.

New York's first police drone program takes flight


A fleet of 18 aerial drones will be used to improve officer safety and reduce reliance on helicopters and other aircraft.

Public disapproval flares against 2nd LAPD drone proposal


Residents of Los Angeles say the city's police department hasn't established the requisite trust to use the technology, even for tactical operations.

Police drones will monitor traffic at the New York State Fair


In a last-minute announcement, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the technology's first use at the state fair will help keep traffic moving smoothly.

As drones become a norm in police work, one California law agency explains why it bought in


A new report shows that 2016 was a banner year for police drone purchasing. Police in Chula Vista share why the technology is so alluring.