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Philadelphia City Council candidate floats drone policing program

Axios Philadelphia | March 15, 2023 | Isaac Avilucea

Axios Philadelphia

This cybersecurity pro running for Philly City Council would introduce a drone force for policing

Technical.ly | March 16, 2023 | Sarah Huffman

At-Large candidate Jalon Alexander is proposing that the PPD invest in a fleet of drones to patrol for crime. Yes, such tech is being used in other cities.


This Council Candidate Says Fleet of Drones Can Solve Philly’s Crime Problem

Philadelphia Magazine | March 15, 2023 | Victor Fiorillo

Jalon Alexander wants to deploy "Drone Force Philly."

Philladelphia Magazine

Solutions 3.3.2023 - Jalon Alexander

WURD Radio | March 4, 2023

Jalon Alexander joined Amadee Braxton on Solutions to talk about his run for City Council and to discuss about drone force Philly.

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Who’s running for City Council in 2023? Here’s the (huge) updated list

Billy Pen at WHYY | January 31, 2023 | Asha Prihar and Meir Rinde

Every seat on Philadelphia’s governing body is up for grabs in this year’s election, and the field of contenders is predictably expansive. In addition to incumbents, most of whom say they’re running again, around 30 people have announced they’ll seek an at-large seat.

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