DJI M210, Phantom 4 Pro or Yuneec – Which is the Best Police drone/law enforcement drone?
Recently, it has become more common for police, firefighters and other public safety agencies to use drones in law enforcement. As a result, we often get questions about police drones from folks in law enforcement. Today, we take a call from Kevin, a police officer looking to purchase a law enforcement drone for his agency.
Police officers should have a good idea of what their drone will be used for before they make any purchases for their department. There are a number of good options, each offering certain benefits to law enforcement agencies.
In order to help Kevin, we talk about some of the ways in which law enforcement might use drones. We discuss the various law enforcement drones and cameras that might help them to protect and serve. Additionally, we outline the potential costs of purchase drones and outline ways to train and equip a department on a budget.
Good luck Kevin! Fly safe!
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- [01:30] We share details of the forthcoming Drone U classes
- [05:25] Today we discuss the best police drones for law enforcement officers; we also discuss flying in rainy climate
- [06:11 ]Is it possible for law enforcement agencies to get exemptions for their drone purchases?
- [06:42] Should you maintain three miles of visibility while flying?
- [06:57] Can law officers consider getting a COA and flying in conditions with poor visibility?
- [07:25] Is it a good idea to use thermal cameras when faced with poor visibility?
- [08:45] Can the DJI M210 with a Z30 or Fleur XT camera prove to be a good law enforcement drone?
- [09:55] What is a drawback of using the RTK GPS solution?
- [10:49] Things that law enforcement officers need to bear in mind while budgeting for a police drone
- [12:02] Is it a good idea to use the Phantom 4 Pro in rainy conditions? What are some of the benefits of using the P4P as a law enforcement drone?
- [15:17] We discuss the various pros and cons of using the Yuneec in rainy conditions; we compare this drone to the Phantom 4 Pro
- [18:57 ] Find out how Drone U can help you become a better pilot