07Mar 2019

Drone Laws: More states look to ban drones from flying over prisons

Drones continue to cause security issues for prisons as they are increasingly being used to smuggle contraband. As incidents continue to rise,...

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15Nov 2018

Delaware prison goes on lockdown after drone sightings

Delaware News Journal reported that drones were responsible for Delaware’s largest male prison going on lockdown.

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13Sep 2018

Drone Law Update: California outlaws drone flights over prisons

Earlier this week, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1355 making it illegal to operate an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) on or over...

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06Sep 2018

Pennsylvania DOC announced new safety protocols and measures for all state prison

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections has introduced new safety protocols and procedures to address problems with drugs and toxic substances...

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10Aug 2018

DHS Secretary visits North Dakota amid drone smuggling and border security concerns

On Thursday, August 9, 2018, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen flew to North Dakota to learn how drones are used to smuggle drugs...

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29May 2018

Georgia state prison drone sightings reach an all-time high

Clay Nix, director of the Georgia Department of Corrections Office of Professional Standards, said drone sightings at Georgia prisons are at an...

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26Mar 2018

Two confirmed drone contraband drops at Florida prisons

Over the weekend, a Florida news outlet reported about the most recent examples of inmates using advanced technology to smuggle illegal items...

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19Mar 2018
01Mar 2018

South Carolina Gov. McMaster Declares State Emergency over Prison Contraband

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, Gov. McMaster signed an executive order aimed at preventing contraband from entering the state's prison systems — a...

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27Feb 2018

Vermont Bill Seeks to Prohibit Drone Flight near Correctional Facilities

Vermont House members presented bill H.615,  which seeks to prohibit people from flying drones near prisons. If passed, violators would be subject...

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