A near riot was caused on Hollywood Boulevard in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre when a Los Angeles DJ sent a Twitter message about an impromptu block party.
LAPD officers saved a suicidal man distraught over the breakup of his girlfriend who had climbed onto the 13th-floor ledge of a downtown building.
The LAPD's BatCat tactical robot is a Caterpillar telehandler that ASI automated under contract for Northrop Grumman Remotec. It's used for bomb disposal, breaching of buildings, and other tasks requiring a large robot. It's equipped with standard Remotec Andros cameras.