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Axon Acquires Belgian Aerial and Ground Tactical Robot Producer
Sky-Hero's products will augment the existing Axon Air portfolio, which includes drone operations software and hardware from leading third-party providers and professional services, the company says.
July 17, 2023
San Francisco Officials Change Mind, Prohibit Use of Deadly Force by Police Robot
Pressure from activists caused board members such as Gordon Mar (D) to publicly switch their positions ahead of Tuesday’s vote. Mar said Tuesday that he had grown “increasingly uncomfortable” with the precedent the policy would set for other cities.
December 7, 2022
San Francisco Police Can Now Use Robots for Potentially Deadly Force
In a statement, the department said in part, "While an explosive charge may be considered an intermediate force option, it could potentially cause injury or be lethal. Robots equipped in this manner would only be used in extreme circumstances to save or prevent further loss of innocent lives."
November 30, 2022
How Robots are an Effective Tool for Law Enforcement
Robots have the capability to save lives of officers, citizens, and suspects. That's why they can be essential equipment for your agency.
November 25, 2020
Massachusetts State Police Briefly Tested Robot Dog
The Massachusetts State Police reportedly tested a robot dog produced by Waltham-based Boston Dynamics for three months from August to November.
December 2, 2019
147 Robotics Launches Mamba Tactical Robot
147 Robotics has unveiled its new Mamba Tactical Robot. It's built from the ground up to help augment the capabilities of law enforcement.
May 21, 2019
Transcend Tactical Introduces Mobile Gas Deployment System for Robots
Transcend Tactical has launched a gas deployment system that can be added to its Vantage robot to deploy two hot or cold gas grenades remotely and with mobility.
May 2, 2019
FLIR Systems to Acquire Endeavor Robotics
FLIR Systems Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Endeavor Robotic Holdings Inc., a leading developer of battle-tested, tactical unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) for the global military, public safety, and critical infrastructure markets.
February 13, 2019
Robots: Remote Control Recon
Technology available to law enforcement agencies has vastly changed how officers conduct operations. And robots are a large part of this advancement.
November 16, 2018
Improving SWAT Operations
Experts say the chance for positive outcomes during tactical team callouts will increase with better selection of team members, organization of teams, training of operators and commanders; and with more effective use of equipment and technology.
August 8, 2018
SWAT in the 21st Century
Equipment, tactics, and technology are obvious changes in SWAT, but there have been much more subtle developments in SWAT philosophy, especially in terms of training and standards.
August 3, 2017
Video: CA Deputy Shot in Face, Suspect Arrested at Motel
The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department said a deputy working at the Watt Avenue Light Rail station was shot Tuesday night. The shooting happened just before 6 p.m.
June 28, 2017
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