The Burlington Police's Drone Unit utilizes the advantages of aerial drone capabilities in many various situations. The unit started in 2017, and continues to grow as the use of drones evolves in law enforcement. Not only is the unit used to assist law enforcement within Burlington, it is also utilized through the regional SWAT team, NEMLEC.
Burlington Police's Drone Unit is currently comprised of 6 officers, who are all AUVSI Trusted Operator Program (TOP) certified:
The unit uses two DJI MAVIK 2 Enterprise and one SkyDio in mission specific scenarios such as: