The city of Monroe, North Carolina has approved the expenditure of $44,000 to buy a mini drone for their police department. I have to wonder why they did not wait until September and spend $399 for a surveillance drone that has a HD camera:
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But then again, government thinks our money is just another asset to be taxed to go to its rightful owners.