New York police say they have acquired 14 drones and have trained 29 officers to fly them but will not use them for everyday police patrol or surveillance (New York Times)

New York Times:
New York police say they have acquired 14 drones and have trained 29 officers to fly them but will not use them for everyday police patrol or surveillance  —  The police say they could be used for reconstructing traffic crashes, mapping crime scenes, securing large events, and conducting search-and-rescue operations.