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Indianola Police Department show off the the capabilities of their new drone during a recent event at the YMCA. Captain Brian Sher, interim police chief, says the new equipment is valuable in keeping the community safe.

Most people consider a drone to be a fun toy.

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Indianola Police Department has added a drone to help make the community more safe. The drone spinning blades blur as the drone climbs to a maximum altitude of 300 feet. 

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Indianola Police Sergeant Justin Keller operates the police department's new drone during a 9/11 event at the YMCA. Keller is one of eight staff members being trained to run the drone.

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