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Houston Police Department Tests Unmanned Spydrones

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Acting from a tip from farmers convinced the government was turning their pasture into some sort of Area 51, Click2Houston stumbled onto a cadre of Houston police surreptitiously testing an unmanned aircraft. As for the purpose of the craft, it looks like our beloved red light cameras were just the tip of the 1984-iceberg.

Montalvo told reporters the unmanned aircraft would be used for “mobility” or traffic issues, evacuations during storms, homeland security, search and rescue, and also “tactical.” She admitted that could include covert police actions and she said she was not ruling out someday using the drones for writing traffic tickets.

No posts on the subject yet from Big Chief Hurtt on his newly minted HPD Chief Blog

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