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Look, up in the sky, it’s a – drone

In a busy, chaotic world nothing trumps simplicity. A successful organization, whether a private business or a public safety agency, is constantly seeking ways to simplify its processes. Recently, a technological marvel has emerged which holds the promise to do just that for a variety of jobs. That machine is the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), aka a drone.

In law enforcement we are constantly looking for better ways to do a dangerous job. That means ways to improve on parameters such as safety, economy and efficiency (though not always, unfortunately, in that order). Unmanned drones show promise in each of

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