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"The Brownsville Police Department, with its servant leadership philosophy, will serve and protect in partnership with the community."
- Chief Felix Sauceda
Brownsville Police Unmanned Aircraft System
The Brownsville Police Department (BPD), under the direction of Chief Sauceda, initiated the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) in 2019. All drone pilots are FAA-Licensed remote pilots. The BPD UAS program uses unmanned aircraft to accomplish Brownsville Police Department missions and goals for the protection of life, property, the documentation of crime and accident scenes, and serving the community. The program consists of 8 pilots and 5 DJI Mavic 2 Drones.
The document below satisfies the reporting requirements as listed in the Texas Government Code Sec. 423.008, relating to the reporting of unmanned aircraft systems operations by Texas law enforcement agencies.