Donation #43 Case Closed! Canon City Police Department receives a free drone from CoE through

WHERE: 161 Justice Center Rd, Cañon City, CO 81212, USA

WHEN: November, 17, 2022 Donates Drone Kit To Police Department, Canon City Colorado.

Their Request

“The CCPD’s ability to perform search and rescue operations and increase its disaster preparedness can benefit immensely from with the addition of our first UAV. Our area has a high degree of – Outdoor recreational activity; white water rafting, mountain biking, and hiking. Search and rescue effectiveness would be increased immensely. – Wildfire frequency. A drone can be used to find, monitor, and assess wildfires. – We have 13 prisons housing some 8,000 inmates located within 10 minutes of the city center. There are the “walk off’ escapes from the minimum security facilities that involve CCPD’s assistance in these searches. – Annually we have approximately: 370 traffic accidents, 15 to 20 kidnappings, 25 to 50 sexual assaults, and approximately 50 narcotics arrests whose investigations would be greatly facilitated by a UAV. – A UAV would also benefit crime prevention by providing an aerial view of our high-crime areas. – Neighboring law enforcement agencies would be able to call on CCPD for their needs.”

Case Closed! Canon City Police Department Press Release.pdf



“Eyes in the sky for every department in need"

Their Story

Colorado Center of Excellence for Advanced Technology Aerial Firefighting (CoE), a section within The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control:

“We look to identify new drone technology to help firefighters do their job faster safer and more efficiently. Our mission is to drive technological advancements to improve firefighting practices and influence innovation across the public safety community. We have older drones that have been shelved and we are donating them to help public safety agencies through the National Public Safety Drone Donation Program. This department was one of the five departments that applied for a drone to We are helping support’s mission to put “Eyes In The Sky For Every Department In Need ™.”


The National Public Safety Drone Donation Program:

“We are pleased to see companies of all types making donations in support of the NPS-DDP mission to help put “ Eyes In The Sky For Every Department In Need™” The generosity of these types of donations cannot be underestimated as this hardware provides life-saving value in the hands of those who work so hard to protect the communities they serve. Also, it provides a tremendous amount of economic benefit in saved man-hours. We encourage private citizens and any company including public safety to contact us to recycle any unused UAV back into service. If any of the drones that we receive are not suitable for public safety we have partnered with women and drones to donate these types of drones to STEM programs across the country to help benefit youth education.” Said Mark Langley CEO of NPS-DDP