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  1. Yaros

    Misinformed police trying to claim that I can't fly in my area

    I have been flying drones around the area where I live for 2 years now with no major issues with anyone, well, I guess that changed. I suppose that someone of my neighbors reported me to the police for flying a drone. To clarify, I live in a good to fly zone, it is legal to fly here, it's class...
  2. A

    Was threatened to be arrested

    Was filming a protest today in southern California and had 4 officers say I would be arrested if I didn't land my drone cause they had a police drone (no markings, lights and impossible to differentiate from a consumer one) flying and I was apparently interrupting their surveillance of the...
  3. jpbluzharp

    Dress For Success

    After being stopped by a DEP officer while flying.. I thought long and hard about ways to prevent that... "Dress For Success" came to mind. With all the Nervous Nellies out there calling the local constables about "somebody flying a drone".. why not look official? I went yesterday in very windy...
  4. jpbluzharp

    Be Prepared for Uninformed Police..

    Had a local EPA cop roll up on me this morning while shooting a bridge over the local reservoir. He asked me to shut down my drone and to give him my driver's license etc.. He said it was illegal to fly there. Fortunately, I was prepared with a whole lot more than that. I informed him that I...