On July 14th (French national day) 2006, a drone was sent over Paris northern suburbs by the French army in cooperation with France biggest cop at this time, our beloved president who was the Minister of Internal Affairs. This was the first (known) operation of this kind in France where material usually used against declared enemy was being tested to be used as a surveillance of what some people may called the enemy inside. This seems as a good representation of nowadays state of security which makes a lot of people in this world being elected.
As a complement of this article you might want to read this article
analyzing (in French unfortunately) an Israeli new police vehicle, the X-hawk