The Drone Census
Homeland Security Admits $360 Million Drone Program Can't Meet Its Goals
The inspector general hammered Customs and Border Protection on drone program oversight.
Inside 'Liberty City,' Homeland Security's Site for Testing Urban Drones
The goal at the drone evaluation site is to impress public safety officials.
The FBI Doesn't Have Enough Pilots to Fly Its Drones
FBI has a total of two pilots for its 17 drones… and they both work in the same office.
The FBI Says It's Following All the Drone Rules, Won't Share Proof
White House requires status report on drones and civil liberties within six months.
The FBI Can't Find the Drone Privacy Reports It's Legally Required to Have
Six months ago, the FBI refused to release its plans to tackle privacy risks posed by drone surveillance. Now the agency claims it can’t track them down at all.
Air Force Says Trainers Need Exactly 52 Reaper Drones, Can't Explain Why: Report
The Air Force "performed no analyses to justify the specified number of necessary training aircraft."
The US Spent $360 Million on Border Drones Thanks to This Flimsy Report
Customs and Border Protection's inspector general is now questioning the bureau's decade-long drone program.
The NYPD Refuses to Release Its Drone Documents, So I'm Suing
The NYPD's transparency office has determined, in response to three separate MuckRock requests, that any documentation regarding the NYPD's drone research does not exist or is otherwise beyond reach.
Finally, Here's Every Organization Allowed to Fly Drones in the US
After months of delays, the FAA has finally released the list of which public agencies are flying drones in America—and which are aiming to.
The Plan to Make Drones 'A Tool the FBI Cannot Do Without'
The Bureau nearly cut its drone program, if not for one officials' push to cement their place in the FBI's spy kit.
The San Jose PD Says It's Sorry for Not Informing the Public About Its Drone
Hours later, the department released additional documents showing the department considered itself immune from FAA regulation.
Despite Repeated Denials, San Jose Police Definitely Have a Drone
The San Jose Police Department has confirmed that it does indeed have a drone—it just hasn't flown yet.