Real-life Robocop to patrol with a police department
A robot cop isn’t the future — it’s now.Dubai police added a robotic officer to its force, and plans to add more over the next few years. (Don’t worry, it doesn’t have a gun.)
It even knows how to salute.
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The world’s first Police Robot at @TheDubaiMall #Dubai pic.twitter.com/a3RXhoQpOc
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) May 23, 2017
The city plans on recruiting a lot of the bots so they eventually make up 25 percent of the force by 2030.
The police department’s one robot already patrolled the Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference