Richland County Sheriff's Office: Drones
|Agency||Richland County Sheriff's Office|
The Richland County Sheriff's Office operates one DJI Phantom drone as of 2015, 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.