NYPD Unveils Robot Dog To Help Deescalate Situations

New York City is known for Broadway, weird people in times square and dirty water hot dogs. Now, a new dog is hitting the streets courtesy of the NYPD.

The creepy looking thing is known as a digidog and it was named spot. It’s remote controlled.

Police will  send it out to de-escalate crimes in situations like hostage negotiation and counter terrorism incidents.

This episode features:
WCCB TV’s Gary Brode
WCCB TV’s Kaitlin Wright