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March 27, 2014
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Idaho police test new SWAT robot

Coeur d’Alene Police purchased a brand-new robot to be used by the Kootenai County SWAT team

By Taylor Viydo
KREM

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Authorities in North Idaho have been breaking in a new piece of crime fighting equipment. Coeur d’Alene Police purchased a brand-new robot to be used by the Kootenai County SWAT team. 

The robot will be used all across North Idaho. The I-Robot can be used in tiny nooks and crannies and even up stairs. 

The robot has four cameras and gives SWAT team members a 360 degree view of its environment. The robot has a voice feature to allow officers to talk to suspects remotely. 

Full StoryCoeur d'Alene PD test new SWAT robot






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