Legislation to hold hearings on drones and other cutting-edge technology being used in solving and preventing crimes.

Should Philly Police Use Drones to Fight Crime?

Councilman David Oh raised that question at a budget hearing. He says police-operated drones could possibly save the city money.

https://www.phillymag.com/citified/2016/04/14/drones-philadelphia-police/

Should the Philadelphia Police Department use drones as a crime-fighting tool?

Councilman David Oh raised that intriguing — and controversial — question at a budget hearing on Wednesday.

“Can I ask you your thoughts on police drone-using?” Oh asked Police Commissioner Richard Ross. “On whether that is something that would or would not work, or raises concerns?”

by GRACE MAIORANO·