Police need bomb squad robots but don't have the money to acquire them

The National Bomb Squad Commanders Advisory Board has deemed small robots a high-acquisition priority for bomb squads throughout the country. However, despite the necessity for bomb squad robots, police squads across the country simply don’t have the money to acquire any.

Police squads across the U.S. respond to more than 30,000 bomb-related incidents every year. Though many turn out to be hoaxes or false alarms, the immediacy of these situations highlights a need for small, deployable robots that can navigate all types of terrain and dismantle explosives.

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