Sean McGowan, Tyler Black
In this episode of Three Lawyers and a Drone, we discuss the controversial topic of drone usage by law enforcement. As aerial technology evolves, drones offer numerous uses to law enforcement and governmental entities — they also raise numerous questions.
In this episode, we cover:
- Recent examples of local law enforcement using drones for search and rescue operations and disaster response
- Issues related to law enforcement using drones for surveillance and crowd monitoring
- Do drones risk violating Fourth Amendment protections from unreasonable searches and seizure?
- Evolving standards for privacy expectations as drone ownership and usage expands