Drones Emerging as Security Threat at Domestic Sporting Events

Photo Flickr/Jeramey Jannene
Photo Flickr/Jeramey Jannene

Marc Lovicott, public information officer for the University of Wisconsin, never misses a home football game. But recovering from knee surgery, he was forced to watch from home as the Badgers battled the University of Illinois at Camp Randall Stadium on October 11, 2014. The game made national news, but not for the 38-28 Badgers victory. Rather, it was for what happened between the third and fourth quarters β€” during the "Jump Around" tradition β€” when an unmanned aircraft was spotted hovering over the student section.

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