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Homeland Security has lent border drones to other agencies hundreds of times since 2010
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 4:34 PM EST
Government records show that the Homeland Security Department has lent its border drones to other state, local and federal agencies nearly 700 times in the past three years.
The records do not name which sheriff's offices or local police departments were able to use the surveillance drones.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation first reported last year that the Homeland Security drones were used 498 times for other agencies. It updated its list this week after receiving more records from the department.