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Hemet Police Department begins using Drones as First Responder (DFR) in trial program

The police department partnered with Flying Lion, which has supplied drones to other police departments across the Southland, for a 30-day trial. Once the trial period concludes, authorities will decide if the program is a good fit for the…

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Charles L. Werner. Founder and Director of the DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Alliance, tells all about the Drone as a First Responder Program

The DFR response provides information that helps to increase or decrease priority which ensures that the appropriate resources are responding.  It is clear to see the value of the DFR program through de-escalation, returning units to…

Georgia department uses Drone as First Responder modeled after Chula Vista Police Department DFR

Ayana reached out to the Chula Vista Police Department after seeing a video they had posted about their DFR program. He also talked to Flying Lion, the company that provides drone pilots to Chula Vista by contract. A Flying Lion representative…

Flying Lion and Iris Automation add airspace awareness capabilities for Drone as First Responder (DFR) programs

Flying Lion and Iris Automation add airspace awareness capabilities for Drone as First Responder (DFR) programs BVLOS operations allow for timely response, situational awareness in advance of personnel on scene Redondo Beach, CA + Reno, Nevada…

Flying Lion Supports Magen Am to Protect Los Angeles Jewish Community During Purim Holiday

Flying Lion, Inc. (FLI) was honored to be asked by Magen Am to help support their efforts in keeping this Jewish community in Los Angeles safe during the Purim Holiday celebration yesterday. This is a natural extension of our law enforcement agency support. And a big thank you to our Remote Pilots in Command (RPICs) Lucie and Sam,
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Bloomberg Publishes Article on Beverly Hills PD Drone as First Responded (DFR) Program

Bloomberg published a terrific article on the Beverly Hills Police Department's Drone as First Responder (DFR) program and mentioned Flying Lion multiple times including quotes from our founder Barry Brennan.   Flying…

11 ways police departments are using drones

The last and perhaps most promising deployment of drones lies in the Drone as a First Responder (DFR) program, which resulted from an FAA pilot project and began with the Chula Vista Police Department in California. The DFR program launches…
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Los Angeles Times Article on Beverly Hills PD Drone Program

Flying Lion customer Beverly Hills Police Department was featured in a Los Angeles Times article -- that an another ‘eye in the sky’ with expanded drone program. Read more here: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-12-29/beverly-hills-police-now-has-an-eye-in-the-sky-with-new-drone-program A…
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Beverly Hills Police Department (BHPD) Video | Hawkeye: Drone As First Responder (DFR)

Kudos to Beverly Hills Police Department who just released the following video with some highlights of "Hawkeye" - their Drone as First Responder UAS. https://vimeo.com/772657323/b37ed7ae08 The BHPD Real Time Watch Center features…
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Flying Lion, Serving Those Who Serve

Flying Lion is grateful for many things this past year:Flying Lion would like to thank our amazing pilot team who take such good care of our customers.Flying Lion would like to thank our partners for providing the systems that enable us…

Unmanned Nordic Conference 2022 Speaking

UNC 2022 - Flying Lion President, Barry Brennan joins Lieutenant Abrem Ayana and UAS Norway's Andres Martinsen onstage to discuss successful Drone as First Responders (DFR) programs. Our President, Barry Brennan is currently braving a Norwegian…