The Drones, they are a’ coming!

“Within DHS, Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) Office of Air and Marine (OAM) has flown missions to support federal and state agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Department of Defense (DOD), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the U.S. Secret Service, and the Texas Rangers.”

So…you thought that drones were only being used overseas? You thought Predators owned by DHS are only being used to ‘man the borders?’

TIME TO WAKE UP! The feds are using drones domestically, and for more than border patrols. DHS is asking for funding to more than DOUBLE their current fleet of ten Predator drones.

Read this report about domestic drone activity and privacy concerns, which was published in September by the Congressional Research Service.

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R42701.pdf

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