Rise of Drones in U.S. Drives Efforts to Limit Police Use


They can record video images and produce heat maps. They can be used to track fleeing criminals, stranded hikers — or just as easily, political protesters. And for strapped police departments, they are more affordable than helicopters.Drones are becoming a darling of law enforcement officials across the country. But they have prompted fears of government surveillance, often even before they take to the skies.

Rise of Drones in U.S. Drives Efforts to Limit Police Use

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