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Do you approve the use of a robot to kill a criminal human?


Dallas cop sniper killed 5 cops & after a 5 hour standoff, police made unprecedented decision to use a police robot & purposeful kill suspect with robot bomb. Ryan Calo, a professor at the University of Washington School of Law who studies robotics and cyberlaw. "As far as I know, this is a first time that they've used a robot to intentionally kill someone." Cops say there was no other option but couldn't they have used a robot to deliver a flash or smoke grenade to incapacitate a suspect?

 

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The Normality Of Execution By Cop

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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 16 months ago

    Aren't you kind of leaping over the judge and jury concept. And isn't that exactly what the protesters were peaceably protesting? If cops get to, after premeditation, make a conscious decision who is guilty and then kill them not in self defense?


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    ptosis 16 months ago

    Exactly, If there were bombs then shouldn't he be kept alive to tell the locations? Paramilitary police units foster mentalities that place their conduct above and outside the law. Summary execution by the police strips away the trust of the people.


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    ptosis 16 months ago

    On May 13, 1985, Philadelphia police dropped two pounds of military explosives onto a city row house occupied by the group MOVE. The resulting fire was not fought for over an hour although firefighters were on the scene.