Last updated on August 29, 2022
Police drone public comment
We've taken input on the development of a new police program to use an unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). A drone is the common term for an UAV.
What to know
Law enforcement agencies across the state use drones to safely gather information during an emergency. State law requires an agency provide an opportunity for public comment before purchasing or using a drone.
- Why the police are considering drones
- Read the draft policy and more about the proposed use of drones
- See Minnesota State Statutes 626.19
Public hearing held
There was a public hearing on August 24 at the Public Health & Safety Committee. City Council accepted those comments at its meeting on August 25, 2022.
You may submit additional comments on drone use through our public comment form