Colbert County Sheriff’s Office presented grant to purchase drone
Published: Apr. 28, 2023 at 9:59 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 28, 2023 at 5:12 PM CDT
TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (WAFF) - The Colbert County Sheriff’s Office was presented a grant by the Colbert County Development Commission on Friday to purchase a search and rescue drone.
According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, the grant will be used to purchase a drone and new protective equipment for the sheriff’s office. The drone will support search and rescue efforts by finding people faster by detecting their heat signature with a thermal camera.
The drone will also be used in a variety of ways including, reconnaissance, aerial photography and more.
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