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Starke Co. Sheriff's Office drone program already providing benefits

The Starke County Sheriff’s Office recently received a grant for a start up for a drone program.

 

Deputy Skip Tomasco is the commander for the program.  He says the Starke County Community Foundation played a key part in funding the effort.

 

 

Deputy Tomasco says accident reconstruction will be the drone’s primary role.

 

 

He notes officer safety during a recent hostage situation also showed the drone’s value.

 

 

The drone also offers thermal and heat searching capability.

 

 

 

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