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“How to Start a Police/Fire/ Emergency Response Drone Team”

Columbus, OH Columbus

This webinar will cover the steps to take and things to consider when starting up a UAS or “Drone” Unit in a local Police or Fire Department. We will cover things such as evaluating the need for a Drone unit; how they can be used and budget and administrative requirements. We will also talk about getting Officers certificated as licensed Part 107 UAS Pilots with the FAA. Register in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

STARTING a Drone Program

Thief River Falls, MN

In spirit of the FAA’s National Drone Safety Awareness Week, NCAT team sits down with Curtis Zoller, Dean of Aerospace at Northland Community and Technical College to discuss the steps to take to start a drone program. 11am CST / 12pm EST. Hosted by National Center for Autonomous Technologies Event link:

Applied UAV/Drone Use for Public Safety

Henderson, NV

This workshop will help agencies to understand the bigger picture process of incorporating drones into daily workflows. What steps do you need to consider when setting up a new public safety drone program? This session we will cover how to effectively accomplish this goal, including PPO & SOP considerations. -Why understanding FAA regulations for Commercial remote pilots is necessary for agencies implementing a drone program. - Best Practices for defining your program - Additional Equipment Considerations - How to ensure UA crew continue training - Other Best Practices 9am PST / 12pm EST


Atlanta, GA

What does SAFETY mean to YOU, THE FAA, AND YOUR DRONE? We'll have a lively discussion centering around SAFETY and listen to other drone pilots share their concerns and risk mitigation procedures. Follow the link and register for the session. An access link and code will be mailed upon registration.  Our guests include Jim Cheney the FAASTeam Program Manager at Federal Aviation Administration, Brian Spratt, the president of the Atlanta Chapter of AUVSI, and Jack Jeffrey the Facebook administrator of Georgia Drone Pilots. REGISTER HERE:

Orland Park PD sUAS/Drone

Orland Park, IL

Presentation. 12pm CST / 1pm EST. Materials at: Hosted by Orland Park PD

Beyond Unmanned – Start A Program

Raleigh, NC

Beyond Unmanned is a new YouTube channel that will focus on global education and outreach on unmanned systems and emerging technologies. This will be a one stop channel to educate the future workforce for the industry and help current workforce be successful. The channel will officially launch during the Drone Safety Awareness Week with a video each day focusing on each safety awareness week topics: Thursday: START A PROGRAM – Learn about starting a public safety program

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