Director of UAS Training
Office: (888) 782-4969
Timothy Martin is currently a Police Captain with over 25-year of experience in Law Enforcement. His assignments include uniform patrol and footbeat, Directed Enforcement Team, Vice Investigations, Patrol Rifle Team, Field Training Officer, and he was a member of the Crisis Negotiations Team. Tim also has a strong training background including Less lethal munitions, Taser, Emergency Vehicle Operations, and social Media.
Prior to law enforcement, Tim worked in the photography industry doing both still photograph and videography. Tim holds a Bachelor’s Degree from California State University Long Beach.
Tim is an experienced Unmanned Aerial System remote pilot and hold a Part 107 license. He has extensive experience in flying several different UAS platforms both as a hobby and while participating and supervising public safety missions. His experience includes indoor flight, night flying, and aerial photography.
He is currently the UAS program manager for his department and has been involved in the development of the program from the ground up. His law enforcement UAS experience includes policy and UAS procedure manual development, UAS training and Field missions, equipment and team member selections, and FAA waivers. In addition, he is the point of contact for all public drone hobbyists for FAA rules and regulation inquiries.
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