|Posted by [email protected] on August 4, 2012 at 2:05 PM|
Within a few months police drones will be coming to skies near you.
Drones are remote controlled aircraft’s that are cheaper to operate and can stay airborne longer.
Legislation signed by President Obama will give access to first responders and police first to assist with duties like; patrolling areas, monitoring traffic, and searching for missing persons or criminals.
Because of affordability and accessibility of the crafts there are concerns the vices can be used to spy on people, and can be used as a weapon.
Drones were previously restricted out safety concerns, but are now approved because of lobbying efforts of drone makers and customers. According to the New York Times the drone market is valued at $5.9 billion.