Pennsylvania police department is first in the state authorized to use unmanned aerial vehicles
Source: AOPA’s Aviation e-Briefs
The Mount Carmel Township Police Department is the first in the state authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration to use unmanned aerial vehicles [UAV] to help during emergencies and investigations. Three officers have been trained to fly or observe the UAV, which will be used in search and rescue operations as well as general patrols.
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