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Stop ‘N Learn program looks at GBFD-GBPD drone operations
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The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host a free Stop ‘N Learn Session titled “Great Bend Police & Fire Department (DRONE Operation)” at noon on Wednesday, October 23, at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St.  

The use of unmanned aerial systems — drones — is growing quickly in many industries. The Great Bend Police & Fire Departments are also utilizing drones to help them in several situations in the community. Speakers Lt. Heather Smith from the GBPD and Mike Smith, GBFD engineer, will explain how they are using them to aid in search and rescue, surveillance, wildland fires and aerial scene photography. 

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