Chinese Drones Boost Crime Investigation
In the bustling city of London, Ontario, law enforcement takes to the skies with cutting-edge Chinese drones to crack down on crime and speed up investigations. From the intricate reconstruction of car crashes to swift searches for missing individuals, drones are fast becoming indispensable in modern-day policing in Canada.
Constable Scott Rathwell demonstrated to CBC News how the London Police Service employs an arsenal of Chinese-made drones, ranging from compact to robust models from both DJI and Autel Robotics.
One of the stars in their drone fleet is the DJI Matrice 300 RTK. This high-performance drone can soar to dizzying heights of 400 feet quickly and easily, clock speeds up to 50 mph. With a remarkable range of up to 10 miles, it’s more than just a flying camera.
The Matrice 300 RTK’s modular design allows it to be equipped with various payloads, such as infrared cameras, lights, and speakers.
“Infrared cameras can identify heat signatures and…