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St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson held his first twitter town hall Monday.  (photo credit: twitter)

Chief Dotson Fields Questions on Drones, Civilian Review in Twitter Town Hall

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson said he enjoyed the lively conversation he had with residents this afternoon via Twitter.

11/11/2013

A U.S. Senate committee called on drone industry experts to testify about the future use of drones in law enforcement. (AFP/Getty/Brendan Smialowski)

St. Louis Police Looking Into Using Drones

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is pushing forward with a drone surveillance program.

10/14/2013

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Missouri Journalism School to Seek Drone Permit

The federal agency has ordered the university as well as the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to stop flying the drones outdoors until they obtain government authorization.

09/24/2013

A U.S. Senate committee called on drone industry experts to testify about the future use of drones in law enforcement. (AFP/Getty/Brendan Smialowski)

FAA Grounds Midwest Journalism School Drones

Researchers at the University of Missouri in Columbia and the University of Nebraska in Lincoln were testing the flying robots as aerial photographers and video recorders from difficult-to-reach news scenes.

08/23/2013

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McCaskill: NSA Collecting Less Data Than Facebook, Amazon

In some ways, NSA is collecting less data on many Americans than Facebook and Amazon.”

06/20/2013

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Ill. Senate OKs Bill to Regulate Use of Drones

Democratic Sen. Daniel Biss of Evanston is the sponsor of the bill. Biss says his proposal will help maintain people’s reasonable expectation of privacy.

04/18/2013

A U.S. Senate committee called on drone industry experts to testify about the future use of drones in law enforcement. (AFP/Getty/Brendan Smialowski)

Illinois Lawmakers Consider Controls on Drones

At the start of what could be a new era in police surveillance, an Illinois legislator is proposing a limit on how law enforcement agencies can use drones.

04/08/2013

A U.S. Senate committee called on drone industry experts to testify about the future use of drones in law enforcement. (AFP/Getty/Brendan Smialowski)

Ill. Law Would Restrict Police Use of Drones

Sen. Daniel Bliss says law enforcement would need a search warrant to use the technology, under his bill.

04/07/2013

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Missouri House Endorses Ban On Drones, Critics Say It Goes Too Far

As drone technology becomes more accessible to the public, several industries have found practical uses for the unmanned aircrafts.

04/04/2013

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Mizzou Journalism Students Learn ‘Drones 101′

Assistant Professor Bill Allen, who’s teaching the course, said there are several practical uses for drones in journalism.

03/29/2013

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