Slain Colorado police officer, father of seven was learning to become a drone pilot to keep himself off the front line and get into a saver form of work.
A number of Scottish police chiefs have come under fire for the decision to purchase a number of non-rainproof drones, worth nearly £ 60,000 (about £ 70,000). It concerned three devices from DJI’s Matrice 210 series. It was already known at the time of purchase that they cannot be used when it rains heavily.
Back in April, as he was taking aerial photos of the mass burials on Hart Island, award-winning National Geographic and New York Times photographer, had his confiscated by the New York Police Department (NYPD). Update: There has been some confusion as to what drone exactly was confiscated. An earlier version of this article mentioned it was a DJI Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian. I emailed George Steinmetz...
Police around the world have started to use drones to warn the general public of the highly contagious Coronavirus. We have seen examples already in China, France, Spain, the U.S. and now also in Western Australia. The drones are mostly used to enforce social distancing and to warn people to stay inside.