NYPD to make use of drones to watch yard events over Labor Day weekend, sparking privateness considerations

Posted on AllSides September 2nd, 2023
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The New York Metropolis Police Division introduced plans to fly surveillance drones over town this Labor Day weekend to watch out of doors events or barbecues following complaints about giant gatherings. The choice was revealed throughout a safety briefing addressing J’ouvert, an annual Caribbean pageant marking the tip of slavery during which hundreds of individuals take to the streets of Brooklyn. Assistant NYPD Commissioner Kaz Daughtry stated at a press convention Thursday that the drones will reply to “non-priority and precedence calls.” “For instance, if we’ve any 311 calls on...

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