Minnesota State Patrol: Drones
|Agency||Minnesota State Patrol|
|Location||Saint Paul, MN|
The Minnesota State Patrol spent $9,796 on its unmanned aerial vehicle program in 2020. The agency flew a drone 28 times without a warrant that year.
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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.