LAPD Argumentative Essay

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A man in Hollywood was arrested earlier this week for derailing an LAPD helicopter that was searching for a fleeing suspect with his drone. LAPD VERSUS DRONE HOBBYISTS Originally reported by ABC7 in LA, the drone had managed to come within 50 feet of the LAPD helicopter, which forced the police to focus their attention on finding the drone pilot--ditching their original efforts to find the suspect they were pursuing. KEEP UP-TO-DATE ON MORE DRONE NEWS HERE! Eventually the LAPD found the amateur drone operator in a Rite Aid parking lot who was arrested for interfering with a police investigation. Authorities confiscated the drone, and questioned the operator about the event. According to the LAPD, he will also be questioned by the Federal Aviation Administration. Video was also taken by the drone, and will be examined by a forensics team in order to…show more content…
of last year the LAPD received reports from a Canadian jetliner about a drone flying at 4,000 feet just 10 miles east of the Los Angeles International Airport. About a week later the LAPD spotted a drone in L.A. just outside the northwest side of the police headquarters. The drone flew around the 10th story of the building, and then moved on to hovering above City Hall. Another incident involved a drone operator named Daniel Saulmon. Saulmon was originally arrested for filming police on the ground, so he began filming the LAPD from the air with a drone. The LAPD ordered Saulmon to stop because he was trespassing. Saulmon ended up posting the video on YouTube. LEGISLATION The drone takeover is happening fast, and as usual, lawmakers are having a tough time trying to figure out how to create legislation around drones. Heated encounters and dangerous situations involving drones seem to be appearing more and more everyday. It’s possible that drone operators may need to have a license to operate if the community can’t get together to formulate proper drone

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