Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

The Police Department is requesting public comments and input regarding the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones). 

Potential use in the City of Champlin, to support community and public safety goals, include: 

  • Assisting in the search for missing children and adults, including those with special needs and tendencies to wander.
  • Providing support during water or public area searches, rescues, and recoveries.
  • Locating missing or stolen property.
  • Supporting crime prevention goals.
  • Help prevent the loss of life and property in natural or man-made disasters.

View the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Policy(pdf).

Ways to comment:

A police officer is flying a public safety drone.