Category Archives: Law Enforcement

US Border Patrol to Test the Operational Use of sUAS

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) will begin evaluating Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) in the operational environment this month as part of a pilot program. Testing will take place in three USBP sectors beginning with Tucson followed by Rio Grande Valley and Swanton later this year. Continue reading

L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Begins Use of UAS for Dangerous, Hostile and Life-Saving Operations

UAS_Press_Conf_+011217_1The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) is taking full advantage of leading technology to gain a two-fold benefit:  Obtain a more informative vantage point, and increase safety for sworn personnel and civilians during certain tactical response operations.

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