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GFSO Drones

GFSO Drones

Mar 31, 2014 at 6:43 am

 

THE GRAND FORKS SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT HAS THE GREEN LIGHT TO FLY DRONES AT NIGHT.   THE      F-A-A GRANTED THE G-F-S-O AUTHORIZATION TO BECOME THE FIRST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY IN THE NATION TO FLY NIGHT TIME UNMANNED AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS.   THE LOCAL U-A-S UNIT IS A COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…U-N-D…AND AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURERS.   THE UNIT HAS BEEN DEPLOYED NINE TIMES SINCE MAY OF LAST YEAR.   THE MISSIONS RANGE FROM SEARCHES FOR MISSING PERSONS…CRIME SUSPECTS… DISASTER ASSESSMENT…TRAFFIC ACCIDENT DOCUMENTATION…AND TRAFFIC MONITORING.

 

 

 

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