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Louisville seeks FAA approval for pilot program to fly automated drones to gunshot sites

January 31, 2018



Citing some of the current limitations of this system, Simrall and her team proposed a plan that has never been tried by any city in America before, in which drones equipped with cameras would be automated to fly to sites identified by ShotSpotter and give officers a nearly immediate assessment of what is happening at that scene. The camera footage from these drones would be monitored by the LMPD’s Real Time Crime Center.

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