UK police to use 24-hour drone unit to investigate crimes and search for missing people

The Devon and Cornwall Police force is to become the first in the UK with a permanent, 24-hour drone assistance unit. The flying fuzz will be on hand to search for missing persons, seek out suspects and generally provide an eye in the sky whenever ne...

UK police to use 24-hour drone unit to investigate crimes and search for missing people

'There may be an opportunity at some point in the future to rationalise what we need our cops to do because we find drones can do it more effectively'

Mon 20 Mar 17 from The Independent

Devon police will establish the UK's first 24/7 drone squad

The Devon and Cornwall Police force is to become the first in the UK with a permanent, 24-hour drone assistance unit. The flying fuzz will be on hand to search for missing persons, ...

Tue 21 Mar 17 from Engadget

Remote-controlled 'flying squad' to chase criminals

Devon and Cornwall Police will launch the UK's first dedicated drone unit in the summer with forces across the country predicted to follow suit to save money on helicopter costs.

Mon 20 Mar 17 from Daily Mail

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