Press Release – Fort Wayne Police Department “Hobbyist Drone Conference”

The Fort Wayne Police Department Aerial Support Unit (ASU) will host their first “Hobbyist Drone Conference” on August 28, 2021. The event will run from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Sweetwater Sound in Fort Wayne.  Sweetwater Sound is located at 5501 W U.S. 30, Fort Wayne, IN 46818.   

This conference is open to the public and seating is limited.  Tickets maybe purchased in advance.  The cost is $10.00 in advance and $15.00 the day of the conference.  This conference is designed for drone hobbyist and will focus on drone safety, rules, regulations and will feature a live demonstration of FWPD ASU drones.  The FWPD has recently added two new drones to their inventory with specific capabilities which includes indoor flight and flight in all weather conditions. 

For any questions about the conference the public can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Preregistration tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite via:

Note: If the media would like additional information or an interview about the conference please contact Sgt. Mark Brooks at 260-427-2252.