Dubai’s police force will have autonomous drone-shooting security …

Dubai, the self-proclaimed “Future City,” is getting its own unit of autonomous, drone-launching robotic police vehicles, because what’s more future than than Robocops?

The city’s police force will be the first in the world to roll out Singapore startup Otsaw Digital’s O-R3 autonomous robot, according to a report from the Gulf News spotted by The Verge. The self-driving, self-charging electric bots might be small — the Gulf News compared the size of the O-R3 to an electric kiddie car — but they purportedly boast a suite of features that could make them formidable security guards once they start rolling a beat. 

Most notably, Dubai’s O-R3 units will use “biometric detecting software” to identify people who are wanted by the police or observed committing crimes as “undesirables,” alerting human officers so they can take action.     

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