South West Police Forces use Centrik to effectively manage drone operations

The Alliance Drone Team, a partnership between Devon and Cornwall and Dorset Police Forces, has used operational management system Centrik to expand and effectively manage operations covering almost 5,000 square miles. Centrik is the only system of its type approved by regulators to manage both manned and unmanned operations and has co-ordinated activity for almost 50 police UAS pilots across South West England. A collaboration between Devon and Cornwall Police and Dorset Police, the Alliance Drone Team integrates UAS into the emergency services environment, supporting law enforcement for missing persons searches, major events and firearms incidents. Sgt James Rees, its
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Amazon to offer ‘home surveillance drones’ following patent approval

Amazon has been granted approval for a patent that will see the tech giant deliver drones capable of carrying out home surveillance. The patent, which was first applied for by Amazon in 2015, was approved on June 4. Although the plans remain in the early stages, the patent suggests that in the future users will be able to order drones to perform tasks such as checking for doors left open and broken windows when they are away from their home. In cases where something suspect is found, a message or phone call would then be sent to the homeowner and
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