by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
Chula Vista Police Department’s nationally recognized drone program has enlisted the aid of drone fleet management industry leader AirData UAV in order to help provide drone flight transparency to the public. AirData now enables Chula Vista residents to view and understand the exact location, flight path, and purpose behind each police drone deployment.
“Transparency and accountability are key components in the success of our drone programwhich has been an invaluable tool in maintaining the safety of our officers and the public,” said CVPD Chief Roxana Kennedy. “We pride ourselves on ensuring the public has access to our drone flight information in upholding the trust of our community.”
Chula Vista has been a trailblazer in the field since unveiling its Chula Vista PD drone program in October of 2018. The program has since continued to…