Idaho Senate Debates Use of Drones


0  Updated at 2:58 pm, February 1st, 2013 By: Managing Editor
Share This Story


(BOISE, ID)  — The Idaho Senate is considering a bill that would allow local law enforcement to use unmanned drones in criminal investigations. Republican Sen. Chuck Winder of Eagle, himself a former military pilot, says drones have a wide variety of potential uses for law enforcement. However, he wants to ensure that any drafted legislation doesn’t infringe on the constitutional rights of citizens. The measure would require police to establish probable cause and seek a warrant before using drones to gather information.

Stories You May Be Interested In:

East Idaho teen thinks quakes caused sinkhole at family’s ranch

13 Sep 2017

Kendra Evensen, Idaho State Journal

New home furnishing store coming to Ammon area

11 Sep 2017

Paul Menser, Bizmojo Idaho

Booting to stay in Rexburg but with restrictions

19 Sep 2017

Mike Price,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *