Drone policing in US seen as ‘Wild West’

Los Angeles (AFP) – Drones are increasingly making their mark in the arsenal of US police forces, operating in a legal gray area and sparking concerns of constant surveillance of civilians. The specter of armed drones surfaced with a law passed in North Dakota last month that allows police to equip the aircraft with teargas. […]

Jerry Brown Shots Down Drone Privacy Bill

California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have prohibited people from flying drones lower than 350 feet above private property without permission. http://www.wired.com/2015/09/jerry-brown-shoots-drone-privacy-bill/