"Drones, UAV, UAS, Unmanned Aircraft - Their Role in Public Safety" Lecture
The Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response
Studies presents "Drones, UAV, UAS, Unmanned Aircraft - Their
Role in Public Safety," with guest speaker, lt.Chad Gann,
Arlington, Texas Police Department.
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) have become an integral part of
our militaryís arsenal for missions ranging from surveillance to
offensive purposes. UAS are rapidly transitioning into the civil
sector, and their potential can improve safety and effectiveness
of civil first responders. Lt. Gann of the Arlington, Texas Police,
has led one of the nationís most rigorous testing programs for
experimenting with the application of UAS to public safety. Lt.
Gann will discuss the Arlington Texas experience, as well as
review changes in federal regulations governing the use of UAS,
and discuss challenges to UAS in dense urban areas.
November 14, 2012
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
899 10th Avenue