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Robot cops to join Dubai Police force by May 2017

Robot cops to join Dubai Police force by May 2017

Dubai Police department aims to replace its 25 percent staff to robotic cops by 2030

Robot Cops will soon replace human police in Dubai. Dubai security officials have confirmed that they plan to introduce a robotic police officer to the United Arab Emirates during a policing forum.

According to the shared information about the upcoming RoboCop, It will be multilingual, Using advance embedded system Public will be able to report crimes to the robot using a touchscreen on its chest.

The public will also be able to pay traffic fines through the machine and submit paperwork. The robot in the wealthy United Arab Emirates city can salute and shake hands.

Brigadier Abdullah Bin Sultan, Director of the Future Shaping Centre of Dubai Police said, “We are looking to have more robots in future to handle policing.”

“By 2030, we are keen to make robots around 25 percent of the total police force, we planned for a security system for the future of the city to tackle future crimes. By 2025, Dubai will be one of the best five cities in the world on security level.”

Brigadier Khalid Nasser Al Razouqi, General Director of the Smart Services Department at Dubai Police, told Gulf News, “We are looking to make everything smart in Dubai Police. By 2030, we will have the first smart police station which won’t require human employees.

“We are aiming to implement many smart police mechanisms, including the smart police station and robots, and adopt artificial intelligence”, Brigadier Khalid added.

Last year, Dubai Police for the first time unveiled the ROBOCOP prototype at the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition.

One of the robots featured cameras able to detect humans and objects, with anything suspicious reported to real-life officers.

It was also fitted with a smoke detector to report fires and returned automatically to its charging station with a battery life of eight hours.

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