DroneSense Blog

Safeguarding Your Drone Operations: Ensuring Top-Level Security

As the use of drones in public safety continues to grow, ensuring robust drone data security has never been more critical. Drones are invaluable tools for emergency responders, law enforcement, and disaster management teams. They collect and transmit vast amounts of sensitive data, wh …

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Revolutionizing Public Safety and Beyond with Skydio and DroneSense

In today's fast-paced world, technology plays a crucial role in enhancing public safety and operational efficiency. At the forefront of this revolution are Skydio and DroneSense, two innovative companies that are transforming the way we approach public safety. In this article, we will …

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A Guide to FAA Drone Regulations for Public Safety Use

Navigating FAA drone regulations is crucial, and if you’re like most, you’ve probably asked this question: Do I need a license to fly a drone? The short answer is yes, you do need a license to fly a drone for any commercial or public safety purpose.

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Tech in Blue: The Future of Policing with Englewood's Drone Program

In the heart of Englewood, Colorado, a forward-thinking initiative by the local police department is changing the way law enforcement and community safety are approached. Four years ago, the Englewood Police Department embarked on a journey to integrate technology with traditional pol …

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[Guide] A Comprehensive Guide to Grants for Drone Programs and How to Secure Funding

A police officer prepares a drone with a camera and lights, ready for deployment, with a patrol car in the background.

Ever wondered how you can kickstart a drone program for your agency, but find yourself hitting a roadblock called "limited budget"? You're not alone. In fact, did you know that over 60% of public safety agencies operate on less than $10,000 per year, with about 23% managing a drone pr …

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[Customer Story] Bridging the Gap Between Crewed and Uncrewed Operations

Officers observing a drone in flight at dusk

In a landscape defined by uncertainty and risks, the San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) stands out as a pioneer in embracing cutting-edge technology to better serve and protect its community of over 1.4 million residents, covering 504 square miles. Their journey with aviation is not …

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Advancing Public Safety: Real-World Drone Applications in Emergency Response

An aerial view of a landscape showing a house with a red roof next to a washed-out area with visible erosion

In recent years, the integration of drones into public safety operations has marked a transformative shift in how emergency services respond to critical incidents. From search and rescue missions to high-intensity law enforcement operations, drones have become invaluable assets, provi …

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Drones in Border Security: Reinventing Operations for Enhanced Overwatch

Ever wondered how border agents are staying one step ahead in the ever-evolving landscape of security challenges? It all boils down to the integration of cutting-edge technology to safeguard their borders. Now, picture this: a world where drones take center stage in border security, r …

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[Customer Story] Elevating Safety at the 2023 Marine Corps Marathon: The Power of Collaboration in Public Safety

DroneSense and the 2023 Marine Corps Marathon

The Marine Corps Marathon, managed by the US Marines in Arlington, VA and the nation’s capital, is the fourth largest marathon in the US and the ninth largest in the world. Hosted annually, the 48th Marine Corps Marathon took place on October 29, 2023 and was set on a scenic course th …

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IDES 2023 - A Milestone for Drone Technology in Public Safety

IDES 2023 Event Recap

Welcome to the Golden State: Where Sunshine Meets Innovation. The city of Chula Vista, California, played host to an event that will be remembered as a pivotal moment in the intersection of public safety and drone technology. INTERPOL Drone Expert Summit (IDES), held on October 23-24, …

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