Chief Shinnamon serves as an Executive Fellow at the Police Foundation and was the principal researcher for this project. He has over a decade of experience in the sUAS industry. Prior to this he had a distinguished career in public safety. He served as the chair of the Aviation Committee of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) for over 15 years. In 2008, he was selected to serve on the first FAA rule making committee to draft regulatory language to integrate small unmanned aircraft systems into the national airspace system which eventually became FAR Part 107.