Police Drone Policy

Police officer flying drone

The Illinois Drones as First Responders Act was signed by Governor JB Pritzker on June 16, 2023.

In compliance with the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) Section 725 Chapter 167/35 (c)

Each law enforcement agency that uses a drone shall implement and make publicly available on its website the law enforcement agency's policy governing the operation, use, administration, and oversight of its drone program. (725 ILCS 167/35 (c))

Here is the Lake Forest Police Department Policy 606 Document - Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Operations.

Stay Informed!