Should local police be allowed to use unmanned drones?

46%

Say Yes

(147 votes)

 

53%

Say No

(172 votes)

 

319 total votes

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Airman1 said...

Using unmanned drones over a city where air traffic is constant overhead would be a safety nightmare. Pilots with full consciousness have a difficult enough task avoiding mishaps using eyeballs, and adding drones to the mix would be "plane" stupid.

October 31, 2011 at 7:27 a.m.
moon4kat said...

Unmanned drones in the hands of local police? I fear the potential is too great for abusive, invasive snooping on innocent citizens.

October 31, 2011 at 8:21 a.m.
royw64 said...

It's A Possible Answer To Some Of The Gang Problems. It Has Worked With The Mobs In The Mid East , Why not Here? We Probably Couldn't Afford The Expense, We Can't Even Pay Policemen A Decent Salary.Maybe We Could Get A Federal Loan. (Ha!)

October 31, 2011 at 11:08 a.m.
dsandrews2 said...

Could we have rockets on them?

October 31, 2011 at 11:20 a.m.
esaletnik said...

Using unmanned drones over a city where air traffic is constant overhead would be a safety nightmare. Pilots with full consciousness have a difficult enough task avoiding mishaps using eyeballs, and adding drones to the mix would be "plane" stupid.the mix would be "plane" stupid.

Compared to other cities, Chattanooga has virtually no air traffic.

October 31, 2011 at 7:36 p.m.
librul said...

Would they require the use of a 20x scope or would a 10x do?

October 31, 2011 at 9:19 p.m.
Salsa said...

Which one of Littlefield's cronies is selling them?

October 31, 2011 at 10:47 p.m.
jwalidea said...

When are we going to stop living in fear, realize the BIGGEST threat of all is our own government's encroachment on our human rights and liberties (and our own ignorance of their intentions), and stop this police state ourselves? WE have to stand up, and as long as we continue to allow them to clamp us down tighter and tighter, the more they will. 47% voting yes to this is shocking and very dismaying. 53% of the people standing up for their rights is NOT ENOUGH. YT / T @jwalidea

November 1, 2011 at 4:57 p.m.
aklashlee said...

HAHA, just the thought of this subject makes me laugh! No disrespect but most of them (PD) can't even handle a simple traffic incident! EXAMPLE; Just how many police cars does it take to write a ticket? Why do some police officers feel the need to stand in the middle of the interstate, talking on their phone 30 minutes after everyone else has left the scene of the accident? Why do certain police feel the need to block all lanes of traffic on a major interstate when the scene of the crime is on the shoulder and there is no danger because the suspect is DEAD! EXACTLY!

November 2, 2011 at 5:41 p.m.
holdout said...

Why don't you come try Police work for a while and put your genius to use? You will find out the answer to all your questions and feel foolish that you ever asked them but at least you will know.

November 3, 2011 at 10:41 a.m.
aklashlee said...

holdout, once again, stick in butt! I do and I see their stupidness every day! Oh thanks for the genius remark, I know I am!

November 3, 2011 at 7:14 p.m.
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