The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office sUAS/Drone Unit consists of three (3) FAA licensed Remote Pilots.
The Sheriff’s Office utilizes two drones:
- DJI Mavic Pro and one
- DJI Matrice 300 RTK.
The DJI Mavic Pro is a small drone that can be flown inside buildings. The DJI Matrice 300 RTK has an HD camera, as well as thermal detection capabilities. The DJI Matrice was purchased in partnership with the Monroe County Community Planning and Engagement Department through a supplemental appropriation of the Board of Commissioners. The unit is also utilized to map property in Monroe County as part of the GIS platform including supporting economic development efforts. The DJI Matrice 300 RTK can also utilize a LIDAR sensor to create 3D models.