Ventura County Sheriff's Department may use drones

POSTED: 05:00 PM PDT Mar 24, 2013    UPDATED: 08:56 PM PDT Mar 24, 2013 

Today the Ventura County Sheriff's Department announced it has applied to the Federal Aviation Administration requesting a special permit--a certificate of authorization which would allow law enforcement to test and evaluate the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the field.