California police try out drone lifeguards
It may lack the thrill of Pamela Anderson in a red maillot. But police in California think they can stage a water rescue without getting their hair mussed; just let drones be the lifeguards.
The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office uses a fleet of drones to carry and then drop life jackets to swimmers struggling to stay afloat. “We’re super excited to have this program to be able to help people in the community,” sheriff’s office spokesperson told NBC news.
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