Alameda County Sheriff's Department http://kalw.org en East Bay Express: Drone surveillance may be unconstitutional http://kalw.org/post/east-bay-express-drone-surveillance-may-be-unconstitutional <p></p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 22:29:58 +0000 Ali Winston 21299 at http://kalw.org East Bay Express: Drone surveillance may be unconstitutional Controversial drones may be coming to Alameda County http://kalw.org/post/controversial-drones-may-be-coming-alameda-county <p></p><p></p><p>The word drone may conjure up images of remote-controlled planes firing missiles and killing terrorists in Pakistan and Afghanistan. But in the US, police departments are seeking the same technology to save lives.</p><p></p><p>Alameda County’s sheriff has expressed interest in adding the unmanned aerial system to his public safety arsenal, but civil liberty activists are blasting the idea as a further erosion of privacy and an abuse of power.</p><p></p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 01:38:01 +0000 Kyung Jin Lee 20227 at http://kalw.org Controversial drones may be coming to Alameda County