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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20Jun 2018

Iowa: New drone law goes into effect July 1st

Iowa is the latest state to add a ban on flying drones near correctional facilities or prisons. Drones are increasingly being used to fly over...

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30May 2018

South Carolina prisons will use drones to monitor inmates

South Carolina justice officials revealed plans to use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, to remotely monitor inmates at prisons. South...

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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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23Apr 2018

South Carolina moves closer to banning drones near prisons and military bases

Last month, we reported that South Carolina lawmakers are seeking to ban drones near prisons and military bases. A House subcommittee voted...

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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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23Mar 2018

Drone flyovers are causing problems for Southern Vermont prison

Southern Vermont prisons, particularly at Southern State Correctional facility (SSCF) in Springfield, are having a problem with drone flyovers....

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