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Weaponized Drones Approved For North Dakota Police
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8/28/2015 | 3:07:05 PM
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Dave I would also be very concerned about a malfunctioning drone that was equipped with weaponry attacking the wrong target . Hopefully this will only be used in very controlled environments . We have seen military mistakes in the past target schools in enemy territory because of errors that would be an unspeakable tragedy. I don't know that I'm ready for this in my local police department .
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8/28/2015 | 2:19:00 PM
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@yalanand- I agree the hacking is a potential issue though we see now police cars can be hacked too. I guess i have to take a little issue with the idea that the police are doing something brutal here. Compared to an actual gun which they all carry, I'd rather get hit by a taser. If this saves lives, i'm all for it. the issue in my mind is that implementation is going to be rough.
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8/28/2015 | 2:10:12 PM
Never trusted them
I could never trust the police of USA. I felt threatened around them than safe. I think its a really bad idea to be giving these lawmen things that dissolve the thin line between order and havoc. To the police force using drones may be considered order but to regular citizens like me and you, that is just terrifying. Crossfire casualties would be enormous.
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8/28/2015 | 2:07:43 PM
Alarming
This just goes on to show how brutally the police force are arming themselves against the onslaught of potential criminals. However these drones can be hacked and when they are, they would pose a threat to civilians by the lot.
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