Spy Drones Aiding Police

Number 25476
Subject Police
Source Los Angeles Times
State District of Columbia
Year 2011
Publication Date December 11, 2011
Summary Government surveillance drones have been used, with no public notice, to assist local police departments inside the U.S. find suspects and conduct. A Los Angeles Times/ Tribune Co. Washington Bureau investigation uncovered for the first time over two dozen uses of the Department of Homeland Security drones to help local law enforcement in North Dakota, where two of the department's nine Predator B aircraft are based.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 7
Keywords Government Surveillance, Department of Homeland Security, North Dakota, Drones, Security
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