LAPD to host community meetings on drones

The Los Angeles Police Department has planned four community meetings on Wednesday to gather public input on a proposed pilot program to deploy drones as a tool in "limited tactical situations."

According to information from the LAPD, "the proposed pilot program will be for a period of one year and will be monitored by the Board of Police Commissioners."

The meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at these locations:

  • Marvin Braude San Fernando Valley Constituent Service Center, 6262 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys;
  • Friendship Auditorium, 3201 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles;
  • Peck Park Recreation Center, 560 North Western Ave., San Pedro;
  • Westwood Recreation Center, 1350 Sepulveda Blvd., Westwood.

Community members who can't go to the meetings can email comments to or by mail at Los Angeles Police Department Office of Special Operations, SUAS Pilot Project, P.O. Box 30158, Los Angeles, CA 90030.

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