Thursday, March 23, 2023

Corinth PD adds drone to force resources

The Corinth Police Department recently added a drone to its public safety resources.

The drone will be used to help officers locate missing persons and subjects who flee on foot, diagramming crime/accident scenes, supporting tactical responses and other community functions, the department said in a social media post this week. It’s equipped with 4K and infrared cameras and will be operated by officers who will be trained according to FAA requirements, and there will be a policy to dictate its use based on law enforcement best practices.

The department will launch an inaugural flight sometime soon to show community members the new tool’s capabilities.

Mark Smith
Mark Smith
Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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