DroneWISE presented at seminar CEPOL drone event
DroneWISE partner SAHER (Europe) presented at the CEPOL Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – Threats & Opportunities for Law Enforcement event, hosted by the Estonian Academy of Security Studies, 19-22nd October in Tallinn.
Attended by Law Enforcement Agency officers representing 21 EU member states, including representation of drone and counter-drone represenatatives from Europol, Frontex, European Commission DG Home and the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the diverse 4-day training programme covered police operations, legislation, drone capabilities, field tests and virtual reality exercises.
Andrew Staniforth, Director of Innovation at SAHER (Europe) stated: “The CEPOL event provided an excellent opportunity to share lessons learned from the DroneWISE project, particularly in the domain of drone threat assessments and the impact of the weaponisation for drones and actors with hostile intentions. We were delighted to contribute to this event which had gathered together an excellent group pf police drone pilots, technicians and senior leaders from across the EU to share knowledge and expertise on the police use of drones and their efforts to counter drone threats.”