US law enforcement agencies have a drone problem

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Law enforcement agencies across America are unprepared to combat the threat of drone use by terrorists and common criminals. The problem isn’t a technological one, or a training issue; it’s a legal concern. The technology exists, but legally, we aren’t allowed to use it The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) explicitly forbids the use of technology that jams cellular, radio, or Wi-Fi by anyone other than federal organizations. Police, sheriffs, state troopers, and state correctional facilities are prohibited from using the jamming technology required to combat drones because of this rule. Instead we are left with choices like shooting at a…

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