More than 500 public safety officials trained on drone operations in NY state
One of the areas where do use of drones has advanced rapidly in recent years has been public safety. Recently, New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that more than 500 students have been trained in the use of drones for public safety operations at the State Preparedness Training Center since September 2017. The Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services expects to add several hundred more drone operators by 2020. See below for the complete statement.