On Monday night in Albertville, Alabama, city officials presented a new drone to both the Police and fire departments. The unmanned aircraft were donated by an anonymous individual.
Drone technology helps members of the [mks_highlight color=”#ffff00″]Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division[/mks_highlight] and [mks_highlight color=”#ffff00″]State Bureau of Investigation[/mks_highlight] to investigate crash and crime scenes.
The Chelsea Fire Department in Birmingham, Alabama receives a grant from the National Public Safety Drone Donation Program, whose motto is “Eyes in the Sky for Every Department in Need.”
The former Alabama emergency director, Eddie Hicks said that drones save lives. The ability of unmanned aircraft to send videos of impacted areas to operation centers and to First Responders will play a larger role in emergency management.