The FBI Begins Domestic Drone Surveillance

Tapping the New — Civil Liberties — June 27


The FBI Uses Drones for Surveillance on U.S. Soil

This is just the beginning of domestic drone use by US enforcement agencies

“FBI director Robert Mueller said Wednesday that the nation’s top law enforcement bureau uses drones to conduct surveillance on U.S. soil, though only on a “very, very minimal basis.””

The article goes on to say that…

“The government’s use of drones on U.S. soil has been well-documented. The Department of Homeland Security, for instance, employs aerial drones to help police the United States border with Mexico.”