Concord police department hosting community meetings regarding its proposed use of drones – About Your Online Magazine


The Concord Police Department is holding two more virtual meetings with residents of several neighborhoods to provide information to the public and clarify doubts about its proposal to use drones.

City officials say public safety agencies across the country have successfully used small, remotely operated drones to efficiently improve their first aid services.

“Several first aid agencies in Contra Costa County have proven the programs (drones) in place, and the Concord Police Department is eager to hear from community members as the department explores the (option),” city officials said in a statement. communicated.

Monday, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, residents of the following group of neighborhoods are invited to participate: Colony Park, Fair Oaks, Oak Grove, Del Rio, Tree Garden / Mohr, Orchard, Lyon Circle, Ryan, Ygnacio, Sierra, Via Montanas / Navaronne, San Miguel, Detroit Ave, Concord Mobile Home Park, Town & Country, Tioga, Sunny Acres and Lime Ridge.

On Tuesday, May 18, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, the following group of neighborhoods are invited: Cambridge Park, Meadow Homes, Ellis Lake, Brookview Manor, Camara, Castilian, Oak Terrace Concord, Monument Blvd, Concord Park, Willow Pass Rd, Park N Shop and Broadway.

Links to the meetings are available on the city website location on the Internet network.

Paula Fonseca