Drones as First Responder International Initiative
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
The DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Alliance has announced a partnership with UAS NORWAY for the global advancement of the Drone as a First Responder (DFR) concept through the DFR International Initiative (DFRII).
Continue reading below, or listen:
Informed by advancements made in the United States, the DFRII seeks to extend the program worldwide with shared resources, working groups, white papers, regulatory information, webinars and conferences. The partnership was announced last week at the UAS Norway Security Conference by Lt. Abrem Ayana, Brookhaven Georgia Police Department and Barry Brennan, Flying Lion, Inc. on behalf of DRONERESPONDERS.
The Chula Vista CA Police Department started the Drone as a First Responder Program as part of the FAA Innovative Pilot Project (IPP). The program sees the immediate deployment of drones to…