For the troopers of the Montana Highway Patrol there is a single tool that is making their jobs easier safer and more versatile than ever before. Its first drone mission was flown in February 2018 and since that time, troopers have flown over 430 missions with 204 flight hours on record. The unmanned aerial vehicles mounted with cameras are now helping troopers with everything from crash analysis to search and rescue and even manhunt situations. The Patrol now has around 30 drone pilots and 15 drones.
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