RoboteX In the News

The newest guy on the force? A tactical robot.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/the-newest-guy-on-the-force-a-tactical-robot/2017/04/07/d8b963ee-1b8a-11e7-bcc2-7d1a0973e7b2_story.html?utm_term=.63ec3eb72116 - The Washington Post – April 2017

Woman freed after police end armed standoff with man in southeast Fresno

http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article109198257.html#storylink=cpy - The Fresno Bee – October 2016

A look inside the LA Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Bureau

http://www.foxla.com/news/local-news/207330444-story – Fox 11 – September 2016

Details emerge about Houston gunman

http://www.kgw.com/news/gunman-wounds-6-in-houston-texas/326178221 - KWG.com – September 2016

BCPD receives equipment grant from Firehouse Subs

 http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/2016/04/07/bcpd-receives-equipment-grant-firehouse-subs/82761046/ - The Shreveport Times – April 2016

Tactical Robot Donated to BCPD By Firehouse Subs

http://710keel.com/tactical-robot-donated-to-bcpd-by-firehouse-subs/ - News Radio 710 KEEL – April 2016

Body of missing woman found in boyfriend’s closet after St. Pete standoff

http://wfla.com/2016/03/30/st-pete-s-w-a-t-team-involved-in-tactical-situation/ - News Channel 8 – March 2016

St. Petersburg police: Inmate missing since Sunday found dead in murder-suicide

 

http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/swat-standoff-ends-with-apparent-murder-suicide-in-st-petersburg/2271377 - Tampa Bay Times – March 2016

Robot helps end East Madison standoff

http://www.nbc15.com/home/headlines/BREAKING–366351671.html - NBC 15 – January 2016

Two dead in Bolton murder-suicide

http://poststar.com/news/local/article_f694bf77-017b-5d30-bd5d-9af485c52352.html – Poststar – November 2015

18 Hours And Counting: Deputies In Long Standoff With Armed Woman At Woodland Hills Mobile Home Park

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2015/05/21/667222/  - CBS Los Angeles – May 2015

Armed woman in Topanga mobile home refuses to surrender

http://abc7.com/news/armed-woman-in-topanga-mobile-home-refuses-to-surrender/733986/ – ABC7 Los Angeles – May 2015

Behind The Scenes Look at the Robot Police Say They Use to Save Lives

http://www.nbcrightnow.com/story/29048534/behind-the-scenes-look-at-the-robot-police-say-they-use-to-save-lives – NBC Right Now – May 2015

Prosecutor: Fatal shooting of Deming man by SWAT team was justified

http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2015/04/13/4239500/prosecutor-fatal-shooting-of-deming.html?rh=1 – The Bellingham Herald – April 2015

The Dayton police department has a brand new robot that it can utilize in dangerous situations.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiMFi98-ZRg – ABC 22 – February 2015

Dayton police SWAT unveils tactical robot

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/crime-law/dayton-police-swat-unveils-tactical-robot/nkC2n/ – Dayton Daily News – February 2015

Kuna Woman Arrested After Standoff with Police

http://www.kunamelba.com/2015/01/kuna-woman-arrested-standoff-police/ – Kuna Melba News – January 2015

Homicide suspect in custody after SWAT surrounds Westside home

http://www.indystar.com/story/news/crime/2015/01/20/dead-hurt-near-westside-shooting/22035605/ – Indy Star – January 2015

Fire ends standoff that included SWAT, robot in N. Calif.

http://www.rgj.com/story/news/crime/2015/01/03/fire-ends-el-dorado-standoff-included-swat-robot/21236627/ – Reno Gazette Journal – January 2015

New DPD SWAT robot will save lives, officials say

http://www.whio.com/news/news/crime-law/new-dpd-swat-robot-will-save-lives-officials-say/njJr6/ – WHIO – December 2014

N.J. police explain robot technology used at standoffs, barricades

 http://www.nj.com/south/index.ssf/2014/10/south_jersey_police_tout_robot_technology_used_at_standoffs_barricades.html – South Jersey Times – October 2014

Liverpool siege as three hostages allegedly held at gunpoint inside George St brothel: Three men taken for questioning

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/liverpool-siege-as-three-hostages-allegedly-held-at-gunpoint-inside-george-st-brothel-three-men-taken-for-questioning/story-fni0cx12-1227092300544?nk=6373069256917bc7d2f69e1c48d59dc9 – The Daily Telegraph – October 2014

Sheriff asks county to approve police robot

http://www.thedailystar.com/news/local_news/article_e82689f3-5da7-591f-b770-d5c9033bb8ae.html – thedailystar.com – September 2014

Man Suspected Of Shooting Deputy In Lynwood Fatally Shot After Standoff

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2014/08/26/la-county-sheriffs-deputy-hurt-in-compton-shooting/ – CBS Los Angeles – August 2014

Technology and K-9 – A Combination for Success

http://www.lawofficer.com/article/k-9/technology-and-k-9 – Law Officer – August 2014

Hayward:  SWAT Situation

http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/hayward-swat-situation-over/vCksBx/ – KTVU.com -  July 2014

Texarkana, TX SWAT has new crime fighting ‘officer’

http://www.ktre.com/story/25457257/texarkana-tx-swat-has-new-crime-fighting-officer -  KSLA – May 7, 2014

Sheriff’s Robot Team Makes Strides

 http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs131/1114870388019/archive/1116885124005.html – Washington County Sheriff’s Office News – April 2014

Boston police detonate 2 backpacks left at marathon finish line

http://www.myfoxny.com/story/25257453/boston-police-detonate-2-backpacks-left-at-marathon-finish-line- Myfoxny.com – April 15, 2014

Police seize gun and ammunition after east London standoff suspect arrested

http://www.lfpress.com/2013/04/08/london-police-have-shut-down-streets-surrounding-home-with-man-barricaded-inside – lfpress.com – April 9, 2014

Police robot put into service

http://www.recorderonline.com/news/police-robot-put-into-service/article_bf234492-9837-11e3-ad35-001a4bcf6878.html – The Porterville Recorder by Rick Elkins- February 18, 2014

San Juan PD enlists small robot for SWAT duty

http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/article_d6698d08-5c84-11e3-96b8-001a4bcf6878.html – The Monitor – December 3, 2013

Akron police unveil their newest crime-fighting tool

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/akron-police-unveil-their-newest-crime-fighting-tool-1.350565 – Beacon Journal Staff Report- November 15, 2012

For SWAT team, zippy robot has already shown its worth

http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20120618/news01/706189957# -The Herald of Everett, Washington by Rikki King- June 18, 2012

Man Arrested Following 4-Hour Standoff in Sparks

http://www.kolotv.com/home/headlines/SWAT_Team_Working_Standoff_In_Sparks_157838685.html?=refresh – KOLO 8- June 07, 2012

Akron buying robot for use by local law enforcement

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/akron-buying-robot-for-use-by-local-law-enforcement-1.311865 -Beacon Journal by Stephanie Warsmit- June 4, 2012

Husband held in wife’s death in Woodville

http://www.recorderonline.com/husband-held-in-wife-s-death-in-woodville/article_b6f9c2a1-aa24-5436-9394-03e011b4a93a.html -Porterville Recorder by Rick Elkins- May 23, 2012

Marysville police use robot to end standoff

http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20120522/news01/705229961 -The Herald of Everett by Rikki King- May 22, 2012

Police, SWAT team, hostage negotiators respond to suicide threat

http://www.shorenewstoday.com/snt/news/index.php/ocean-city-general-news/21388-breaking-news-oc-resident-confirmed-dead.html- Ocean City Gazette by Cindy Nevitt- February 21, 201

Mendocino Public Safety Foundation makes initial grants for bloodhound and robot

http://www.willitsnews.com/ci_19920671 -Willits News- February 8, 2012

Council approves purchase of police robot

http://www.ukiahdailyjournal.com/ci_19884104 -Ukiah Daily Journal by Justine Frederiksen- February 2, 2012

Council briefs: GPD asks for grant for robot

http://satellite.tmcnet.com/news/2011/10/14/5856777.htm -The Gilroy Dispatch- October 14, 2011

Soldier in custody after incident in Evans Mills

http://watertown.twcnews.com/content/video_stories/542572/soldier-in-custody-after-incident-in-evans-mills/ -Your News Now- May 7, 2011

Body of Mountain View man found in garage

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2010/12/07/body-of-mountain-view-man-found-in-garage -Mountain View Voice by Nick Veronin- December 7, 2010

Avatar robots to the rescue

http://www.stolaf.edu/news/index.cfm?fuseaction=NewsDetails&id=4959 – St. Olaf College News by Mara Kumagai Fink- September 28, 2010

Police robot seeks out the bad guys

http://www.homelandsecuritynewswire.com/police-robot-seeks-out-bad-guys -Homeland Security News Wire- August 31, 2010

Gadgets Fight Crime

http://www.sbsun.com/20100829/gadgets-fight-crime -The Sun by Lori Consalvo- August 28, 2010

Fontana SWAT standoff ends after three hours

http://www.presstelegram.com/20100816/fontana-swat-standoff-ends-after-three-hours -Press-Telegraph by by Melissa Pinion-Whitt and Lori Consalvo- August 15, 2010

Man arrested following Pittsburg standoff

http://www.contracostatimes.com/ci_14167831?source=most_viewed – Contra Costa Times by Paul Burgarino- January 11, 2010