B-Roll for Media

B-Roll for Media

02.07.14

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A federal law passed in 2012 made lasing aircraft punishable by up to five years in prison. The Bureau will offer up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of any individual who intentionally aims a laser at an aircraft.

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More Information:
- FBI Launches National Campaign to Address Laser Threat to Aircraft (06/03/14)
- California Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison (03/10/14)
- Reward Program Aimed at Deterring Laser Strikes (02/11/14)
- FAA Laser Strikes Fact Sheet
- Laser Pointers and Safety
- St. Louis Laser Incident (09/26/11)
- Laser Pointer Attacks Pose Serious Threat (10/05/12)

Related Stories:
- Protecting Aircraft from Lasers: Trial Program Being Expanded Nationwide (06/03/14)
- Protecting Aircraft from Lasers: New Program Offers Reward for Information (02/11/14)