Burleigh County Sheriff's Department gets federal OK to fly drones over people

Aug 12, 2019

August 12, 2019 - The Burleigh County Sheriff’s Department has received federal approval to operate drones over people, a development the agency says could help law enforcement agencies statewide.

The department announced the four?year authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration on Monday, Aug. 12, saying it’s the first law enforcement agency in North Dakota and only the second county law enforcement agency in the nation to receive such permission.


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