Your drone may soon have to ID itself to officials while it’s in the sky

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently wrapped up the first of several specialist … The Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Identification and Tracking Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) includes the likes of the New York Police Department …

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Local groups working to better troubled community

According to those who live there, Charleston, WV’s west side often gets a bad reputation for crime and drugs, but local groups across the Kanawha Valley are working to change that.”You hear about the West Side and you hear the negative, but if you look around I don’t see negative right now.” said Capt. Kim Mitchell with the Charleston Police Department.

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Drones over San Jose? Worries fly at public hearing

Neighborhood leaders, civil liberties advocates and residents got their first chance to air their thoughts directly with the San Jose Police Department about its acquisition of a drone, with the sentiment ranging from cautious support to outright rejection for what some considered the first step toward a surveillance state.

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The NYPD Is Concerned The Next Terrorist Attack Could Be Carried Out By Gun-Toting Consumer Drones

The police force says it’s hard to tell if a drone is friend or foe. The New York Police Department is concerned the next terrorist attack could possibly be carried out by consumer drones armed with guns, explosives, or chemical weapons. Read Full Story

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FOP sues to block release of decades of officer complaints

The union representing rank-and-file Chicago police officers has sued the city and Police Department to block the release of decades of records of complaints against thousands of current or former officers under Freedom of Information Act requests filed by the city’s two daily newspapers.

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