Dallas Shooting: The Ethics Of Using A Robot To Kill
The Dallas Police Department appears to be the first U.S. police force that has used a bomb robot to kill a suspect.By Ben Lawson | July 9, 2016
"We saw no other option but to use our bomb robot," said Dallas Police Chief David Brown in a press conference.
This was just hours after officers rigged a robot with an explosive device to take out the suspect in the Dallas protest shooting.
It's believed to be the first time a U.S. law enforcement agency has used a robot for lethal force, and it raises some serious ethical questions.