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.
In Officer Dana Binion's tenure, the West L.A. Surveillance Detail made more than 700 felony arrests, with a 99 percent conviction rate, and more than 100 misdemeanor arrests.