drones Stories Mapped by City and State

Discover what state and local governments are utilizing drones.

See the big picture of how government agencies are utilizing drones by exploring our Government Technology editorial database geographically visualized by location and date.


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As Hurricane Dorian Brews, ISPs Look to Drones for Recovery

Miami, Florida / August 29, 2019

Kansas Approved for New Type of Drone Flight by FAA

/ August 16, 2019

University of Arkansas at Fort Smith Police Deploy Drones

Fort Smith, Arkansas / August 15, 2019

Fast Food Delivery Drone Being Developed in Syracuse, N.Y.

Syracuse, New York / August 15, 2019

Clark County, Wash., Sheriff’s Office Expands Drone Program

Clark County, Washington / August 1, 2019

Bay Area Police Agencies Say Drones Are a ‘Force Multiplier’

Pittsburg, CA / July 22, 2019

New York Gov. Cuomo Proposes Drone Center of Excellence

Central New York / July 2, 2019

Mosquito-Killing Drone to Take Flight in Northwest Montana

Flathead County, MT / June 19, 2019

Oil-Firing Drones Could Give Tortoises a Fighting Chance

Mojave Desert, California / June 10, 2019

Are Passenger Drones the Answer to Atlanta’s Traffic Gridlock?

Atlanta, Georgia / May 24, 2019

Special Operations Drone Takes Off in Montgomery County, Ohio

Montgomery County, Ohio / May 21, 2019

Louisiana Parish Pursues Hangar, Grants to Become Drone Hub

Houma, Lousiana / May 9, 2019

Police Explore Potential for UAVs in Howard County, Md.

Howard County, Maryland / May 2, 2019

Portsmouth, N.H., Police Make Case for Expanded Drone Program

Portsmouth, New Hampshire / April 24, 2019

Dino Bones and Drones: Thornton, Colo., Draws a Line in the Sand

Thornton, Colorado / April 10, 2019

Are Drones the Answer to More Accurate Weather Forecasts?

Newport News, Virginia / April 5, 2019

Donations Fund Public Safety Drone for Michigan Community

Zeeland Township, Michigan / April 1, 2019

How a Small Alabama Police Department Plans to Use its Drone

Southside, Alabama / March 26, 2019

Autonomous Drones Can Help Search and Rescue After Disasters

Dayton, Ohio / March 5, 2019

Salisbury, Mass., Police Consider How They Could Use Drones

Salisbury, Massachusetts / February 8, 2019

Florida Appraiser Uses Drones to Keep Up with Rapid Growth

St. Johns County, Florida / February 4, 2019

UAVs to Help with San Diego County Water District Inspections

San Diego, California / January 17, 2019

North Carolina Emergency Personnel Start Training with Drones

Lee County, North Carolina / January 16, 2019

Drones, Other Tech Will Help Count San Diego’s Homeless

San Diego, California / January 14, 2019

Cut Organ Delivery Times with Drones, Baltimore Surgeon Says

39.2904, -76.6122 / January 9, 2019

Drone Aids in Rescue of Elderly Texas Man

Brownsville, Texas / January 9, 2019

San Diego’s Bomb Squad Adds Drones to Its Toolbox

/ January 7, 2019

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