Unmanned Aircraft Systems, (Drones) can give first responders the advantage at any incident by having a birds-eye view of that incident and enhancing the effectiveness of the responders.
I am experienced in the public service field as a first responder. I am a Law Enforcement officer and the drone pilot for the Lackawanna County S.W.A.T Team. Experience in these fields and the operating knowledge of a critical incident helps greatly when assisting crews working at that critical incident.
Benefits of Drones in Public Service
Keep control of rapidly changing events
Provides access to high-risk areas safely
Provide support for search and rescue incidents
Provide structural integrity assessments
Fire damage assessment
Live Broadcasts, giving real-time images