Thank you Sign In to enter it. This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Alan Frazier Alan Frazier is an associate professor within the University of North Dakota’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences. Courses taught include: Public Safety Aviation; General Aviation Management and Operations; Instrument Regulations and Procedures; and Helicopter Advanced Operations. Professor Frazier also serves as a flight instructor and stage check pilot providing instruction in airplanes and helicopters. He has accumulated over 7500 hours of pilot-in-command flight time with over 4400 hours as a flight instructor. He holds an FAA Airline Transport Pilot Certificate and is rated to fly airplanes (single and multiengine), helicopters and gliders.Professor Frazier has served as a law enforcement officer for over 36 years. His police assignments included Patrol; Special Enforcement; SWAT-Hostage Negotiations; Internal Affairs/Training; and Air Support. He is the former officer-in-charge of the Glendale (CA) Police Air Support Unit where he flew missions supporting police operations including numerous high speed pursuits and covert counter-narcotics surveillances. Professor Frazier has also served as a National Park Service Ranger-Pilot supporting law enforcement operations at Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Professor Frazier currently serves as a Grand Forks County Deputy Sheriff. In that position, Frazier supervises the Northeast Region Unmanned Aircraft Systems Unit managing 4 unmanned aircraft systems and 10 pilots and sensor system operators.Professor Frazier earned a BS degree from Middle Tennessee State University (aerospace administration) and an MPA degree from the University of Southern California (public administration).Current research includes the establishment of the Northeast Region UAS Unit, a multi-jurisdiction law enforcement air support partnership between North Dakota and Minnesota law enforcement agencies utilizing small unmanned aircraft systems.Professor Frazier is nationally recognized as a subject matter expert in the use of small unmanned aircraft systems by law enforcement agencies. He frequently instructs UAS courses for the Airborne Law Enforcement Association and has consulted with over 70 law enforcement agencies considering using UAS. He serves as a member of the UND UAS Research Compliance Committee, the International Association of Chiefs of Police Aviation Committee, the Helicopter Association International UAS Committee, and the National Sheriff’s Association Homeland Security Committee.Professor Frazier has written and presented extensively on unmanned aircraft systems. In 2015 alone, he gave 23 presentations on UAS in 7 states, the District of Columbia, and the Netherlands. He has published over 20 articles on UAS and writes a regular column devoted to UAS for Air Beat: The Official Journal of the Airborne Law Enforcement Association.