BBJ: Aerial surveillance planes to begin flying over Baltimore Friday

Camera-equipped surveillance planes will take to the Baltimore skies May 1, kicking off a six-month pilot program testing the technology's ability to help fight crime.
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BBJ: City panel approves ‘spy plane’ agreement, allowing surveillance planes over Baltimore

Last fall, the Greater Baltimore Committee called for the pilot program to be implemented.
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Baltimore Business Journal: Why Baltimore’s police commissioner takes officers to the Center Club each month

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison
Every month, Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison takes a group of about 20 of his officers to the Center Club for a meal.
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Statement of Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, on Baltimore Police Response to Aerial Surveillance Planes

The GBC commends Commissioner Harrison for his thoughtful and deliberative approach in developing a program that takes advantage of enhanced technology.
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Baltimore Business Journal: Baltimore Police Aim to Pilot Spy Plane Starting in May 2020

By Ethan McLeod Dec. 20, 2019 The Baltimore Police Department announced Friday it will return a controversial camera-equipped “spy plane” to the skies, as shootings and murders in the city are unrelenting heading into the new year. “We will be the first American city to use this technology in an...
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