Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Deployments
Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS):
A system that includes the necessary equipment, network, and personnel to control an unmanned aircraft.
Unmanned Aircraft (UA) or Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV):
An aircraft that is intended to navigate in the air without an on-board pilot. Also, alternatively called Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), or Drone.
The San Jose Police Department currently operates a UAS for use in law enforcement incidents. In a spirit of openness and transparency, the Department is posting this list of UAS deployments which includes the date, location and purpose for each operational deployment.
NOTE: Training flights are not included in this list.
SJPD UAS FLIGHT LOG
|09/12/2019||19-255-0081||40 min.||San Martin||Aerial overwatch for high risk warrant|
|10/03/2019||19-276-0581||17 min.||Tully Rd/Capitol Ave||Assisting ground team in search for escaped prisoner|
|10/03/2019||19-276-0851||19 min.||Tully Rd/Capitol Ave||Assisting ground team in search for escaped prisoner|
|02/07/2020||20-038-0095||30 min.||Virginia Ave/Sunset Ave||Aerial overwatch on high risk search warrant|
|02/12/2020||20-043-0368||30 min.||Vista Dr/Tully Rd||Aerial overwatch during barricade|
|02/28/2020||20-059-0088||10 min.||Silcreek Dr/Alum Rock Ave||Aerial overwatch for high risk warrant|