Drones to be used in Benidorm


SPANISH police have started using drones to help patrol some of the country’s most popular beaches. Police in Benidorm, on Spain’s eastern coast, rolled out the technology in July this year. They are using the in-built camera on the light unmanned aircraft to detect swimmers in trouble or boats that may need help. They said the drone – first used in Benidorm though other resorts are now launching the aerial surveillance tool had let them quickly verify situations flagged up by the public. “We have two purposes for the drone: preventative surveillance, where we fly it four times a day;…

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