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Boston police consider drones for 2014 marathon

When drones are introduced to the equation, paranoia goes through the roof, even if the crafts are conducting the same missions as police through other means

By Ben Wolfgang
The Washington Times

BOSTON — Boston's top cop wants drones hovering over next year's marathon, but getting his hands on one may be easier said than done.

More than 30 states, including Massachusetts, are rushing to restrict the use of drones by law enforcement, with some seeking to ban it in all but the most extreme circumstances.

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