Tony Petralia Jr.
Behind the scenes at Sussex County Drones, LLC, is Tony Petralia Jr., a 30 year veteran of law enforcement. Proudly retired from Baltimore City Police Department.
Tony brings more than 30 years’ investigative experience and photography. Prior to drone technology, Tony's flight hours and aerial photography was obtained via a helicopter. Today, our UAV rotorcraft does the same, but without the danger and high costs.
In addition to law enforcement experience, Tony holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Administration of Criminal Justice and is an adjunct teacher at Delaware Technical Community College. Tony's experience includes countless Federal Emergency Management Agency classes in Public Safety, Delaware Emergency Management Agency courses in advanced UAV maneuvers, as well as Nikon Camera Corporation advanced photography courses and techniques.
Sussex County Drones LLC, supports and volunteers time and expertise to Sussex County and Maryland's Eastern Shore First Responders on a 24/7 on-call basis. Civilian Drone Pilot for Ocean View Police Department.
Tony is currently the Public Information Officer for the Millville Volunteer Fire Company.