Austin Police Department: Drones
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The Austin Police Department started its drone program in 2019. As of late 2021, the agency has 16 DJI Mavics and one Skydio drone.
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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.