Drone rules considered for Jackson

THE CITY OF JACKSON IS GROUNDING DRONES, BEFORE THEY CAN TAKE-OFF 16 WAPT'S TAMMY ESTWICK IS LIVE WITH THE DECISION

TAMMY DRONES ARE AMOUNG US! COUNCIL MEMBERS SAY THEY WANT TO GET IN FRONT OF A PROBLEM THEY SEE GROWING NATIONALLY JACKSON CITY LEADERS SAY THEY WANT TO ESTABLISH SOME GROUND RULES FOR ALL THOSE FLYING DRONES PEOPLE ARE BUYING NATS OF DRONE COUNCILWOMAN LARITA COOPER- STOKES SAYS SHE'S GOT PRIVACY CONCERNS

BUT WE DON'T KNOW WHO'S USING DRONES IN OUR COMMUNITY SHE'S PROPOSING AN ORDINANCE TO REQUIRE OWNERS TO REGISTER THE UNMANNED HELICOPTERS FIRST I TELL YOU WHAT I BELIEVE EVERYONE WHO'S USING DRONES IN THE CITY OF JACKSON NEEDS TO REGISTER BECAUSE WE NEED TO KNOW WHO YOU ARE AND WE NEED TO KNOW WHAT YOU'RE DOING WHERE DRONES CAN BE FLOWN AND WHO CAN FLY THEM HAS BECOME A NATIONAL CONVERATION IN AUGUST THE GOVERNMENT BANNED ALL DRONES FROM FLYING OVER NATIONAL PARKS — LIKE THE VICKSBURG MILITARY PARK

AND THEY ARE ALREADY BANNED AT MAJOR AIRPORTS— LIKE JACKSON EVERS INTERNATIONAL OR KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE ON THE GULF COAST RIGHT BECAUSE WE DON'T BELIEVE THAT PEOPLE SHOULD INVADE YOUR PRIVACY WETHER IT BE SOMEONE KICKING YOUR DOOR IN AND COMING IN OR SOMEONE SITTING OUTSIDE PEEPING IN VIDEO TAPING YOU AND BROADCASTING IT ON THE INTERNET NATS OF DRONE STATES LAKE TEXAS , OKLAHOMA AND NEBRASKA HAVE ALREADY DRAFTED LEGISLATION TO RESTRICT THE MOVEMENTS OF DRONES COOPER STOKES SAYS BEFORE THEY VOTE IN JAKSON SHE WANTS MORE INPUT FROM OTHER COUNCIL MEMBERS AND THE PUBLIC AND MANY CITIES AROSS THE COUNTY ARE ALSO BANNING POLICE DEPARTMENTS FROM USING DRONES WITH PROBABLE CAUSE AND A WARRANT THANKS