Singapore Police deploys drone-equipped surveillance vehicles

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Police in Singapore now have access to a fleet of drone-equipped vehicles.

It is hoping the new kit will help them in pre-planned security events, search missions and situations requiring aerial assistance.

According to a report from Channel News Asia, the one-year pilot programme is one of the high-tech law enforcement measures SPF is rolling out to enhance its operational effectiveness.

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The vehicles, called the Sky Aerial Response Command (Sky ARC), will each carry up to three drones and will also be used in cases such as tracking suspects across a large area.

The drones will feed information and transmit images back to an integrated command and control system, said the force.

Drones are becoming increasingly common in policing work, last week CDP reported on police in China using drones to tackle illegal gambling.

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