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New Flying Lion Landing Pads by Hoodman

Thank you to Lou Schmidt at www.HoodmanUSA.com for the awesome new batch of CUSTOM 5ft drone landing pads. These are the exact same quality you would expect from a Hoodman Landing Pad (thick canvas material, water resistant backing…

Flying Lion on the Public Safety Drone Review, Tuesday February 6

This month, hosts Timothy Martin and Miriam McNabb review the latest news stories about drones in public safety, first response, fire and police with our guest Steven Katz, VP and Community College Instructor at Flying Lion and Founder and…

DRONE TECHNOLOGY AIDS IN ARREST OF THEFT SUSPECTS IN SILVER SPRING – Drone as First Responders (DFR)

Innovative Use of Drones in Law Enforcement In a remarkable demonstration of technology aiding law enforcement, Montgomery County Police successfully utilized a drone to apprehend two suspects involved in a theft at a Silver Spring grocery…

AXON AIR EXPANDING PUBLIC SAFETY DRONE PROGRAMS WITH NEW PARTNERSHIPS

Axon Air Powered by DroneSense provides a complete solution for drones in public safety, designed to increase situational awareness and operational efficiency to improve outcomes in some of the most challenging situations. In addition to secure…

DFR and the 911 gap – What you may be overlooking when considering a Drone as First Responder program

A simplistic definition of DFR is a system of pre-positioned drones that respond immediately to emergencies. DFR’s primary goals are to arrive before ground units and to provide first responders with a birds-eye view of an incident. In this…

FULLERTON DRONE LAB PARTNERS WITH FULLERTON POLICE DEPARTMENT AND FLYING LION TO PROVIDE DRONE AS FIRST RESPONDER SERVICE FOR CITY OF FULLERTON

In an effort to serve the community and gain real-world training, the Fullerton College Drone Lab has partnered with Flying Lion Inc., and Fullerton Police Department to provide drone as first responder service for the city. Fullerton College…

Santa Monica deploys a new ‘eye in the sky’ to respond to 911 calls

Fox News’ Bill Melugin reports on the Santa Monica Police deploying drones to respond to crime scenes. Watch the latest video at foxnews.com  Click here to watch their video report.

SMPD DFR Program – KPCC.ORG

Police Departments Are Starting To Use Drones As First Responders – How Is It Working So Far? Drone technically and use has evolved rapidly. Police departments quickly found uses for the technology and some over recent years have even started…

Santa Monica Police Department DFR – NBC Nightly News Segment

In this beach town, sometimes the first cop on the scene is a drone When someone calls 911 in Santa Monica, Calif., a drone can respond in as little as 30 seconds and start collecting information before officers arrives By Ken Dilanian Article…

Hemet police testing drone technology for everyday calls – Drones as First Responders (DFR)

If you see a drone buzzing over your head in Hemet, it may very well belong to police. While the drone may offer police critical information, the ACLU is keeping an eye on the department's use to see if it'll raise privacy red flags.  Christina…

Flying Lion Announces First Ever Drone as First Responder (DFR) Air Support Officer Training

Flying Lion, Inc., is proud to announce the first formalized Drone as First Responder (DFR) Air Support Officer (ASO) training. DFR programs enable the immediate dispatch of a drone in response to a 911 call for the purpose of real-time aerial situational awareness, in advance of, and to support ground units to enhance community and first responder safety.