[NetBehaviour] High-Tech Drones Joining Miami Police Force.

marc garrett marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
Fri Nov 30 15:11:41 CET 2007

High-Tech Drones Joining Miami Police Force.

Unmanned Aircraft System Will Help SWAT Units.

olice and public safety agencies across the country are beginning to 
launch aerial drones that beam down footage of the scenes below. Privacy 
advocates have raised alarms about the idea of new digital eyes 
patrolling the skies, saying that civilian use of UAVs by state and 
local police would create a world of constant, unseen surveillance.

MIAMI -- The Miami-Dade police department will begin experimenting with 
high-tech drones as law enforcement tools beginning next year.

Although the military has been using unmanned aircraft systems for 
years, this will be the first time they are used in law enforcement.


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