Police drone in flightby TheSpecTV | 12 months ago | 2394 page views
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It almost looks like a toy. But in the hands of trained Halton Regional police officers it’s an increasingly useful tool.
The four arms of the mini helicopter buzz like a really big house fly as they spin and the Aeryon Scout takes off outside police headquarters in Oakville. Soon it is high above the parking lot, “watching” Detective Dave Banks and Constable Andy Olesen, two of the four Halton officers trained to operate it from a tablet on the ground.
The unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly called a drone, has been a tool for Halton police on more than 30 missions ranging from photographing crime scenes to using a thermal imaging camera to search for missing persons.
To read the full article by Nicole O’Reilly, visit TheSpec.com.