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Police take flight: Remote-controlled drones the eyes, ears, voice, hands of officers in hazardous situations

Woodstock Police Deputy Chief Robert Pritchard flies one of the department’s two outdoor GPS drones, named “Bravo One,” at the Aug. 1 National Night Out event at Emricson Park. “I flew it up over some trees, away from everybody, and zoomed in on them so they could see themselves on the screen!” Pritchard said. (Independent photo by Ken Farver)
By Eileen Millard Woodstock Police are close to putting an eye (or two) in the sky – and maybe one under a chair. Woodstock’s city budget this year includes […]
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