Homeland Security has lent border drones to other agencies hundreds of times since 2010

  • by: ALICIA A. CALDWELL , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 15, 2014 - 3:50 PM

WASHINGTON — Local, state and federal agencies ranging from local sheriff's offices to the North Dakota Army National Guard have borrowed unmanned surveillance drones from the Homeland Security Department nearly 700 times in the past three years, according to government records obtained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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