South Padre Island Police Department: Drones
|Agency||South Padre Island Police Department|
|Location||South Padre Island, TX|
The South Padre Island Police Department operates one Yuneec Typhoon Q500 drone as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
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Drones are also known as unmanned aerial vehicles. Police remotely control these devices to surveil crowds from above or locations that would otherwise be difficult or dangerous to observe by a human on the ground.