June 12, 2024

A New Tool to Help Police

Dodge City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) The newest addition at the Dodge City Police Department is a robot.  Bought with grant money the robot is just another resource officers have at their disposal.

Police Chief Craig Mellecker says the robot weighs 58 pounds and has a long arm.  The unit is controlled by remote control and if needed can be lent out to other police departments in the area.