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The future of policing is here — is your department ready to take the next step?
In a surprise move, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently voted to allow San Francisco PD to deploy robots equipped to deliver lethal force
Following the deployment of a robotic K-9 in February 2021, public backlash led the NYPD to send ‘Digidog’ back to the doghouse
Law Enforcement now has a secure, easy and affordable way to obscure faces in videos and images
Fully autonomous, AI-driven robots have become essential tools for enhancing safety and operational efficiency in law enforcement, marking a significant evolution in police capabilities
“Troopers from the unit frequently deploy to barricaded suspects or potential hostage situations with either their SPOT robots or the more traditional PackBot-type robots,” a Massachusetts State Police spokesperson said
The robot, which is leased to the NYPD, will be accompanied by uniformed officers who are trained on how to use K5
“Digidog is out of the pound,” said Mayor Eric Adams about the return of the robot that was first introduced to the NYPD in 2020
Detective Sgt. Mason Griffith was killed and another officer remains in serious, but stable condition
The board sent the issue back for further discussion and could vote in the future to let police use robots in a lethal manner in limited cases
The vote was 8-3, with the majority agreeing to grant police the option despite strong objections from some groups
The draft policy’s advancement prompted an outcry; the vote is scheduled for Nov. 29
Chief Anthony Holloway says ‘Spot’ makes things safer for everyone
Robots just might be a border patrol agent’s best friend
A robot described as the “offspring of Wall-E and Baymax” will serve as a mobile security camera, officials said
Safariland experts explain how the Robotex Avatar can deploy its Tri-Chamber distraction devices.
The use of robotics in police work requires an integration of policy, infrastructure and common sense
The 65-pound robots can investigate and move suspicious packages up to 30 pounds using 6-foot extendable arms