Matt Slawson currently serves as a police officer with the City of Torrance Police Department in Southern California. Matt’s career as a police officer began in 2008 when he was hired as a Deputy Sheriff with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Once he lateraled to Torrance PD in 2010, Matt’s passion for technology quickly became apparent within the department. Today, Matt works on a variety of technical projects, including Torrance PD’s well-established UAS program. As one of the founding members of TPD’s UAS Team in 2016, Matt has gained extensive knowledge as it relates to public safety drone use, with a particular interest in FAA processes such as waivers, COAs, and case law. In addition to playing an integral part with his own agencies drone team, Matt regularly assists other public safety agencies around the world with establishing and furthering their UAS programs.
September 5-7, 2023 • Caesars Forum • Las Vegas