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Accession Number ADA567389
Title Integrating Unmanned Aircraft Systems into Modern Policing in An Urban Environment.
Publication Date Sep 2012
Media Count 107p
Personal Author J. A. Wallace
Abstract This thesis examines the possibilities and advantages of incorporating the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into operational use by local public safety agencies. The use of UAS has become a vital tool for the military but still has not become a tool used by domestic police forces. This thesis explores the options of using this type of technology, such as an economical alternative or enhancement to existing aviation programs and better situational awareness for tactical operations. In addition, to reviewing issues and concerns related to privacy considerations; this thesis addresses program implementation, creation of best practices policy and procedures, benefits to community safety, and flight regulations and restrictions under the oversight of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Keywords Aeronautics
Civil aviation
Law enforcement
Military operations
Police aviation
Public safety
Situational awareness
Tactical warfare
Unmanned aircraft systems
Urban areas

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 51C - Aircraft
92C - Social Concerns
91G - Urban Administration & Planning
91H - Regional Administration & Planning
91C - Fire Services, Law Enforcement, & Criminal Justice
Corporate Author Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA.
Document Type Thesis
Title Note Master's thesis.
NTIS Issue Number 1309
Contract Number N/A

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