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No, North Dakota Police Aren’t Deploying Drones With Tasers and Tear Gas

Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Dave Durbin carries a drone while demonstrating a search and rescue operation, Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, in Dublin, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Dave Durbin carries a drone while demonstrating a search and rescue operation, Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, in Dublin, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Earlier this week, a Daily Beast article sparked a barrage of news reports that gave the impression that police departments in North Dakota were gearing...

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