We are a coalition that opposes the use of police drones within the city of St. Louis.
Police Chief Sam Dotson announced last June that the St. Louis Police Department was applying for FAA permission to purchase a drone. This sentiment was repeated again in October when Chief Dotson joined the Holden Policy Forum at Webster University as the special guest fielding questions about the program. He has claimed that the drone would save money and replace the helicopter for police chases and hot spot policing.
Stay tuned for more information and ways that you can get involved.