Emergency Services

France considers night drones to help authorities tackle border crime 

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France is considering the use of drones at night to tackle organised crime gangs running people-smuggling operations. The drones would be deployed to patrol the French northern coast to fight against the illegal operations using small boast. According to The National, the news comes after home secretary and prime ministerial hopeful Sajid Javid spoke with French minister of interior Christophe Castaner on Friday. 74 migrants on eight boats were reportedly intercepted by authorities the previous weekend which sparked the demands for action from within his party. Mr Javid commented: “The suggestion from Minister Castaner to mobilise additional coastal patrols and
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Multiple agencies deploy DroneSense Platform as part of safety measures at Indy500

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A number of public service agencies deployed the DroneSense platform this weekend as part of safety precautions at Indy500. IN Police Department, the Indianapolis Metro Police Department, Indianapolis Fire, and Wayne Township Fire Department deployed drones, both large and small, to help protect crowds at the various events throughout race weekend. Commenting on the use of drones, Ron Shelnutt, police officer with the Indianapolis Metro Police Department, said: “With the Indy 500 being one of the largest events for attendance in the world, providing overwatch operations is very challenging." He continued: "The DroneSense platform is seamless, easy to use and
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WATCH: Lincolnshire Police drone in support as Lincoln City win League 2

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The Lincolnshire Police drone team was on-hand this weekend as Lincoln City lifted the League 2 trophy. The team took to Twitter to give an insight into what the drone pilot could see as part of the season's celebrations. As part of a series of tweets, the force went to describe how it at been a busy bank holiday weekend. The account detailed how it had been required to attend an area search for a injured motorcyclist, a suspected burglary in progress, as well as crowd management. Watch the footage taken at Lincoln City's Sincil Bank below: https://twitter.com/i/status/1124723518783086592 In January,
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