Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office: Drones
|Agency||Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office|
The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office operates three drones 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.