LAPD Adopts Measure Ground Control to Support Newly Approved Drone Program

Sep 24, 2019 10:35:15 AM  |  0 Comments

Washington, D.C. – (September 24, 2019) - Measure is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has approved the use of Measure Ground Control™, a drone program management platform, for LAPD’s Small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS) Program. The LAPD will use the software to provide flight control, management, and oversight including detailed flight reports for training and deployment operations.

The LAPD operates the largest municipal airborne law enforcement organization in the nation and has trained operators and program managers.  The department will be training additional operators and program managers on Ground Control in the coming year.

Measure Ground Control is an end-to-end solution for enterprise drone programs. Ground Control combines a secure, user-friendly flight application with a comprehensive program management portal and has features such as automatic flight tracking and regular activity reporting. These features help ensure compliance with federal and local drone regulations, and reporting requirements for the LAPD’s strict drone program.


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Measure will provide its Ground Control drone program management software to the LAPD, following an extensive review and approval process by the LAPD.

“Measure Ground Control affords us the ability for transparency and accountability to the public so that all operations are documented and reported in a timely manner,”  

“We want to thank Measure and look forward to using the software as part of our efforts to protect the citizens of Los Angeles.” -LAPD

“We created Ground Control to serve clients such as the LAPD in scaling their drone operations,” said Measure’s CEO, Brandon Torres Declet. “We want to support the mission of the 2nd largest police force in the country, it was an easy decision to donate our software toward their efforts.”

For more information on Measure Ground Control, or to start a 30-day free trial, visit .


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Measure is an aerial intelligence company that enables enterprises to realize the transformative benefits of drone technology. Through highly skilled flight operations, a specialized data engineering team, and a comprehensive software solution, we help corporations deploy drones at scale, saving thousands of hazardous manhours and providing millions of dollars in operational benefits. Learn more at


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