The Schenectady County Small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS) Unit was established in October of 2019 by the Office of Emergency Management and Schenectady County Sheriff Department. The sUAS Unit provides state-of-the-art aerial technology to support accident Investigation, Fire Department and rescue operations, Hazardous materials incidents, Law Enforcement, missing persons and severe or hazardous weather conditions. The sUAS Unit is available to requesting municipalities and public safety agencies throughout Schenectady County.
The sUAS unit may be utilized in circumstances which would save life and property, detect unseen dangers, document damage, hazards, other emergency incidents or situations.
The sUAS Unit is available 24hrs a day.