UK police are using drones to monitor crowds at Windsor Castle
Drones are being deployed in and around the Windsor town center to manage the crowds of thousands of mourners and well-wishers who have gathered outside Windsor Castle following the death of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II.
UK’s Thames Valley Police say its drone unit will be “flying high and live streaming” to colleagues on the ground who are on the lookout for anything suspicious.
In addition to drones, police would also patrol the crowded areas on horseback. “Our horses provide our riders with a great height advantage that enables them to see into crowds and have a lot of experience being in exceptionally busy areas and managing large crowds,” a statement from the Thames Valley Police reads.
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