Police mull 'eyes in the sky'

New Zealand police are investigating whether to use unmanned aerial vehicles, which would act as spies in the sky.

The vehicles are often small and could be used to take video footage and photos from the air. They are discreet because of their size and have been labelled as "eyes in the sky".

Police in the United States have been given consent to use the airborne drones, while police in the United Kingdom say they see the unmanned cameras "as part of our future".

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