A deputy in the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department says his agency is thinking of adding tear gas or rubber bullets to the aircraft it already owns.
Great! Did you know they are going to arm these things? You guessed it, I’m sure.
Montgomery County, Texas was the first police department to order a drone. Chief Deputy Randy McDaniel of the Sheriff’s Office was “tickled to death” about it and wondered why any police department would choose not to have them.
Hello, what about the Constitution?
McDaniel held a photo-op when his new $300,000 drone was being tested. Ironically, the operator lost control and it crashed down on the department’s nice shiny bearcat. Even though the department became a source of ridicule, they are still committed to drones including armed drones.
From March, 2012 –
This is from December, 2011 –
Read about it at The Atlantic