Police personnel get training of UAV, drones in Karnataka | Mangaluru News – Times of India

MANGALURU: Probably for the first time in the country, police personnel are being imparted training on UAV/ Drones.
IGP Western Range Devajyoti Ray inaugurated the two-week training on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV/ Drone) held in collaboration with Internal Security Division (ISD), Bengaluru and Western Range Mangaluru on Monday.
About 27 personnel from the Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Uttara Kannada and Chikkamagaluru district units of the Western Range and Mangaluru City police commissionerate are participating in the training programme. This is the first of its kind training programme being held in the state, with experts from ISD.
Training will be provided on all aspects of UAV/ drones, types, legal, drone operations in sensitive areas, drones for maintaining law and order, night operations and how to use UAV/drones for information gathering in forests and mountains, stated a release