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Seattle SWAT Enters Home, Does Not Find Lakewood Suspect

November 30, 2009
A Seattle police SWAT team this morning swarmed a Leschi home surrounded overnight but did not find suspected cop killer Maurice Clemmons inside.

Officer Injured During 7-Hour Standoff With Suicidal, Armed Man

August 12, 2009
SWAT officers, who deployed a tactical robot, shot the man when he came out of the house and refused to put down his firearm.

Tactical Robots

July 17, 2009

If you think robots are just for bomb disposal, think again. Police robots are often used to handle IEDs, but they can be used in other arenas that are inhospitable to humans. Robots can be used to reach a barricaded subject or hostages and carry information or evidence back out without sending an officer into the line of fire. They can also provide enhanced surveillance and deploy lethal or less-lethal weapons.

Walnut Creek PD Buys Generation IV Talon EOD/CBRNE Robot

July 2, 2009

QinetiQ North America’s Technology Solutions Group has announced that the Walnut Creek (Calif.) Police Department has purchased and taken delivery of a new Generation IV Talon EOD/CBRNE robot. Walnut Creek’s Talon is specially equipped for scenarios frequently encountered by police Bomb Squads as well as being able to respond to scenes that may involve other types of hazardous material or devices.

TREXPO West 2009: Best of Show

May 1, 2009

Some impressive inventions were on display April 1–2 at the Long Beach, Calif., Convention Center. Companies displayed and sold their wares, many of which were interesting solutions to everyday problems in law enforcement.

Why I Joined the Bomb Squad

September 1, 2008

By the time you read this article, I should have completed the six-week basic course at the FBI/Army Hazardous Devices School in Huntsville, Ala. Which means I will be well on my way to becoming a certified bomb technician, a career aspiration that many people—including fellow cops—consider crazy.

TASER Partners with iRobot

July 2, 2007
TASER International has teamed with PackBot manufacturer iRobot to develop robots that will help law enforcement agencies incapacitate and control dangerous suspects from a safe distance without exposing law enforcement and bystanders to potential harm. The new robots will incorporate TASER's trademark stun gun technology.

TREXPO West 2007: Best of Show

May 1, 2007

Who says you can’t take it with you? Some of the coolest products at TREXPO West this year were made to be portable, and more than a few possessed that amazing “Why didn’t I think of that?” factor. Talk about a stellar combination.

TREXPO West: Best of Show

May 1, 2006

Yes, the age of the tactical robot has truly arrived. So it's little wonder that robots were some of the stars of the show floor at the recent TREXPO West trade show in Los Angeles.

The Fifth Element

August 1, 2002

Welcome to the new battleground. Called "fifth-dimensional battlespace," it takes the old three-dimensional battlefield (the spatial dimensions of length, width, height or depth of an area), and the temporal dimension of time, and adds the fifth dimension of cyberspace.

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