President Obama made the announcement this week that, in the aftermath of Ferguson and other cases, the White House would call for $75 million over three years to make 50,000 body cameras available to police departments across the country.
Just south of downtown Des Moines, and tucked away from the families and bicyclists visiting Grey’s Lake, six people live under the Martin Luther King Bridge.
“It’s a lot scarier than people think,” says 52-year-old Bonnie Schroeder.
For the second time in two years, the city of Des Moines is evicting about 40 people who are homeless and living in camps within the city. Some have already packed up and moved on—others, including Schoeder, are appealing the city’s decision.
Often when we hear about unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, it pertains to military strikes and surveillance. However unmanned aerial vehicle technology is bringing UAVs into our everyday lives right here in Iowa. Today on "River to River" we explore the domestic uses of UAVs.