Boston Bombings Show Future Use for Police Drones

BY: - May 1, 2013

Police and federal officers drive through a neighborhood while searching for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Police, lawmakers and advocates are questioning whether police drones could have found the suspects faster. (AP) Even if police drones weren’t used in the manhunt for the Boston Marathon suspects, drones have become central to the post-bombing […]

After Boston Bombings, a Failure of Communications

BY: - April 29, 2013

Police on the scene after a reported shootout in Cambridge. The manhunt that followed the Boston Marathon bombings required law enforcement agencies from multiple states and all levels of government to communicate with one another. (Getty) As law enforcement desperately hunted the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, the city’s reliance on commercial cellular wireless carriers became […]