Samuel Proffitt is a paramedic, firefighter and lifeguard for the Town of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Sam has been in public safety since 2000, working for multiple agencies in North Carolina and Virgina. He received his Masters of Studies In Homeland Security from the Pennsylvania State University, Hershey School of Medicine. While at Pennsylvania State College, he conducted extensive research in emerging technology in public safety and homeland security. He also obtained his MBA from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School. In this edition of the Drone Radio Show, Sam talks about how drones are used in water rescue situations, their best use and limitations in saving people from drowning and what organizations should consider when using drones in such situations.
September 3, 2017