Redding PD’s UAV’s prove critical during major incidents

REDDING — Like many other law enforcement agencies its size, Redding Police Department does not have its own aviation unit or helicopters. Instead, the department relies heavily on assistance from CHP’s Northern Division Aerial Operations, which provides aerial support for 13 counties throughout northern California. Because of the vast area CHP’s Air Ops covers, much needed help from above is […]

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RPD UAV tracks burglar, K9 aids in arrest

REDDING — A man is in custody after Redding police officers investigating suspicious activity at a closed business early Sunday morning, found the alleged suspect in the process of stealing a truck. Although the man fled from officers, one of the department’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and a police K9 were instrumental in the subject’s eventual apprehension. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS […]

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