Fire, police drones caught between saving lives, guarding rights May 152017 May 15, 2017 Posted by Dissent Surveillance, U.S. Benny Evangelista reports: Battalion Chief Jeff Kleven stood onshore peering through the predawn darkness. He couldn’t see if anyone was inside a car partially submerged in the middle of Alameda Creek’s storm-swollen waters. Instead of sending a rescue team into the debris-filled current, Kleven deployed the Fremont Fire Department’s newest life-saving tool — a drone equipped with a night-sight camera. Kleven flew the drone about 40 yards, close enough to “look inside the window and see there was no one in there,” he said. Read more on San Francisco Chronicle. h/t, Joe Cadillic Related Posts:Alameda County Sheriff promises no use of aerial…SD: Ex-fire division chief charged with hacking documentsPolice investigating reports of peeping drones…County sheriff finally gets the drone he wanted,…NZ’s first TV drone complaint: No breach by Sky TV Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.