NYPD starts new drone program

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The NYPD launched its Unmanned Aircraft System program consisting of 14 drones and a group of licensed officials.

According to an NYPD press release, the police department launched its Unmanned Aircraft System (UAV) program which consists of NYPD officers form the Technical Assistance Response Unit (TARU) who are licensed to operate Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or drones.

The program will operate a total of 14 drones which include 11 small quadcopters for tactical operations, two large weather resistant drones and one drone for training purposes.

The drones can be used for tactical operations, search and rescue operations, assistance in hostage situations, and evidence search at large and remote locations among other uses.

However, the UAVs cannot be used as weapons or equipped with them nor can they be used to carry out searches without a warrant.

There are currently 900 state and local police, fire and emergency units using drones in their departments in the US.

RUNDOWN SHOWS:
1. Representation of licensed police officials and drones
2. Depiction of drone models that will be used by the program
3. Portrayal of drone uses
4. Representation of limitations of drone usage

VOICEOVER (in English):
"According to an NYPD press release, the police department launched its Unmanned Aircraft System program which consists of NYPD officers form the Technical Assistance Response Unit who are licensed to operate Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or drones."

"The program will operate a total of 14 drones which include 11 small quadcopters for tactical operations, two large weather resistant drones and one drone for training purposes. "

"The drones can be used for tactical operations, search and rescue operations, assistance in hostage situations, and evidence search at large and remote locations among other uses."

"However, the UAVs cannot be used as weapons or equipped with them nor can they be used to carry out searches without a warrant."

SOURCES: NYPD
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nypd/news/p1204a/nypd-new-unmanned-aircraft-system-program#/0