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California’s drone bill AB1327 would allow law enforcement and public agencies to use drones, in many cases without a warrant. Under this bill, no warrant would be necessary for drone use over traffic accidents, for fires, or to look for marijuana growing in state parks or wilderness, for hot pursuit of a suspect, or if […]

Drone Hearing Press Release: Community calls for a drone-free Alameda County

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 Contacts: Nadia Kayyali (510) 207-1040 Neil Satterlund (650) 714-4983 Spanish Language Contact: Micah Clatterbaugh (510) 331-7890 Alameda County Board of Supervisors Public Protection Committee Thursday, February 14, 2013 Press Conference: 12:00 pm, 1221 Oak Street, Plaza Hearing: 1:00pm, 1221 Oak Street, Board Chambers, Room 512, 5th Floor Community […]

Alameda County Sheriff’s Drone Policy (Draft)

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office has released a draft of their drone policy. Have a look. Small Unmanned Aircraft System General Order 6.15 (Draft) (PDF)

Contact Your Supervisors – Say No to Drones!

Please contact the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and tell them you do not want the sheriff to buy a drone. Chair, Nate Miley: Keith Carson: Wilma Chan: Richard Valle: Scott Haggerty: