Transforming emergency response for faster, smarter, and safer missions.

Drone technology is becoming one of the most widely used tools for public safety organisations. Coptrz proudly serves as the strategic partner to over 80% of the UK's emergency response agencies, delivering bespoke drone solutions. This cutting-edge technology grants teams an unprecedented level of versatility, enabling them to adapt to complex and volatile landscapes.

Coptrz can help you towards faster response times, smarter decisions, and safer communities.

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Drones offer law enforcement a dynamic aerial view for monitoring suspects and situations, providing invaluable situational intelligence to command centers and ground teams.

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See the unseen: detect hotspots in fires and see infrared signatures through smoke. Thermal cameras also enable tracking of persons of interest in the dark, among other capabilities.

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Drones cover more ground quickly and navigate challenging terrains. Thermal cameras can penetrate through visual obstacles like foliage and tree branches, expanding search capability.

How are drones being used for public safety?

Drones are becoming an indispensable tool in the realm of public safety, revolutionising traditional methods and setting new benchmarks for efficiency and effectiveness. These unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) offer a versatile, agile, and cost-effective solution for a myriad of applications, from search and rescue missions to policing and firefighting.

In emergency situations, time is of the essence. Drones can be rapidly deployed to assess the scene, providing real-time data and aerial imagery that is invaluable for first responders. This technology enables quicker decision-making, enhancing situational awareness and ultimately saving lives.



Search and Rescue

Drones equipped with thermal cameras are invaluable in locating missing persons, even in challenging conditions like darkness, dense foliage, or tall grass. Their rapid deployment and extensive coverage area make them a superior alternative to traditional search methods, significantly enhancing both the speed and efficiency of rescue operations.

Law Enforcement

Equipped with thermal imaging, drones can locate suspects hiding in foliage or tall grass, providing a significant advantage over traditional methods. Drones can provide real-time video, allowing for quicker and more informed decision-making during operations. Their advanced capabilities make them an indispensable tool in enhancing the effectiveness and safety of law enforcement activities.


Drones equipped with thermal imaging can quickly identify and assess hotspots in a fire, providing invaluable data for containment strategies. Their rapid deployment and extensive coverage area make them a superior alternative to traditional methods. This technology offers a faster, safer, and more effective approach than traditional ground-based observations, revolutionising the field of firefighting.

Crowd Monitoring

Drones provide real-time aerial surveillance for crowd analysis and can be equipped with loudspeaker modules for crowd dispersal or warnings. This multifunctional approach offers a quicker, more dynamic, and comprehensive response compared to traditional ground-based methods, making it highly effective for public safety. The aerial perspective gives a clear, uninterrupted coverage of the crowd, empowering law enforcement officers with real-time insights into any emerging issues.

Disaster Assessment

Drones can be rapidly deployed to evaluate damage in regions impacted by natural disasters, providing essential data that is pivotal for orchestrating relief initiatives. Their capacity to function in perilous conditions without endangering human lives positions them as a safer, more efficient, and exceptionally dependable alternative to helicopters or ground-based teams. Additionally, drones are capable of collecting intricate point-cloud data, further facilitating and accelerating recovery efforts.


Employing drones in crash scene analysis significantly cuts down the time needed for data collection, achieving in less than half an hour what previously took multiple hours. This quick turnaround benefits both traffic flow and law enforcement efficiency. With just one flight, drones can gather extensive data, forming detailed 2D and 3D representations that aid comprehensive accident reviews. The method is also versatile for documenting other types of incidents.


Drone solutions

Parrot anafi usa

Much more than a flying camera, Elios 3 is a powerful data-harvesting tool for confined space asset inspection.

DJI matrice 30t

The DJI Matrice 30 Thermal harnesses the power of the DJI Matrice 350 & H20 Thermal payload inside a lightweight, portable airframe.



DJI Zenmuse H20N

DJI Zenmuse H20N

The DJI Zenmuse H20N combines starlight-enhanced zoom and wide-angle cameras with a 32x dual-zoom thermal camera and laser rangefinder, offering a multifaceted payload for night operations.


The DJI RC Plus Remote Controller, featuring a 7-inch high-brightness display, is engineered for professionals and offers a Dual Operator mode. IP54 rated with protection against extreme environments. Compatible with Matrice 350 RTK, Matrice 300 RTK, and Matrice 30 Series.


Efficiently broadcasts audio across extended ranges, enhancing the effectiveness of rescue and other urgent operations. Features capabilities for saving sound recordings and automatic loop playback. Compatible with DJI Mavic 3 Enterprise Series.


The TB65 Intelligent Flight Battery features high-energy cells, offering up to 400 charge cycles. It's compatible with both the Matrice 350 RTK and Matrice 300 RTK drones.
DJI Zenmuse H20T


The DJI H20T combines zoom, wide angle and thermal sensors, with a laser rangefinder. With high-quality visual sensors, the H20T is also perfect for daytime operations.
BS30 Battery charging case


CATEGORY: ACCESSORY New fast-charging BS30 charging case for DJI M30T allows quick battery charging for 4 pairs of TB30 batteries from 20% to 90% in 30 minutes.


We’re here to answer all of your questions about the DJI M30 Series so that you have the information you need before you buy!

In this video, we look into the both of the drones, the specifications, and smart features.

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Leicestershire Search & Rescue’s Story

Chairman for Leicestershire SAR, Nick Canham, speaks on how drone technology revolutionised the way that his search and rescue team operate, providing a unique overhead perspective that is viewable from an incident command unit. This insight has assisted the decision making of ground and water rescue units, helping them to search rescue areas more efficiently.

Breaking Down Barriers with West Midlands Police

We met up with Sgt Keith Bennett from West Midlands Police to understand how they have been utilising drone technology.

Keith explains how his team have not only been using the technology to keep people safe across their area of coverage; but also how the team have used drones to help break down barriers with children and teenagers in the local community.

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Drones are increasingly gaining traction in public safety organizations due to their cost-effectiveness and ease of operation. Employed across a variety of applications, drones are now an invaluable tool for police forces, fire departments, and search and rescue teams, particularly in locating missing individuals. Beyond this, drones serve a multitude of purposes, such as rapid emergency response, real-time incident monitoring, forensic reconstruction of crime scenes, thermal mapping of fires or hazardous zones, and suspect tracking.

In the realm of Search and Rescue (SAR), rapid deployment and extended flight time are the two critical factors to consider. Most SAR teams opt for compact drones that can be stowed in a backpack and deployed within a minute. Leading the market in this specialized niche are the DJI Mavic 3 Thermal and its advanced counterpart, the DJI Mavic 30T, as well as the Parrot ANAFI USA from French manufacturers, Parrot. These drones not only offer the convenience of a foldable design for easy transport but also come equipped with state-of-the-art thermal and zoom cameras, along with impressive flight durations.

When it comes to rapid-deployment drones, the DJI Mavic 3 Thermal and the Parrot ANAFI USA are unrivaled in their capabilities. Both can be hand-launched, providing quick-response solutions in challenging terrains.

For operations requiring weather resilience, the DJI Matrice 350 RTK stands out as your best option. With an IP rating of 55, this drone is designed to perform reliably in moderately wet and windy conditions.

Drones can capture real-time high-resolution images of disaster zones while covering vast areas in a single operation, generating a vast amount of data. Globally, UAVs have been used by various aid organisations during natural disasters.

Drones can search large areas quickly, identify a person in distress by thermal signature, assess their status, and environment with high definition video, and communicate in real time to ground resources the location of the victim, ground accessibility conditions, and other information critical to ground resource.

Drones can be used in a variety of tasks in the fire service, ranging from search and rescue to environmental evaluation. Using thermal imaging, pilots are able to gain an understanding of a fire’s structure meaning that they can safely plan access routes. Additionally, ground troops are able to target specific areas of a fire in order to preserve life.

Through using specialised sensors, operators are able to establish unsafe or hazardous environments (such as gas leaks) without compromising the safety of staff or equipment.


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