Shadowhawk Drones Get Grounded in Montgomery County, For Now

January 17, 2013 in News

MuckRock | The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) near Houston, TX has owned its Shadowhawk UAV since October 2011. Like other law enforcement drones across the country, MCSO’s was funded by Department of Homeland Security

Political Puppets Play Security Theater, But Feds Set the Stage

July 28, 2012 in News

Danny Benavides Traces of Reality July 28, 2012 Last week, Traces of Reality covered the domestric drone issue, with emphasis on the implications for the homebase in Laredo, Texas. News [...]

Shadowhawk Drones: More than meets the eye (in the sky)

July 21, 2012 in News

Danny Benavides Traces of Reality July 21, 2012   On May 18, 2006, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a “Certificate of Authorization” permitting the use of unmanned aerial vehicles [...]