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LAPD BatCat : TRANSLOGIC 141
Bradley takes a ride in the BatCat, a remote controlled telehandler robot used by the Los Angeles Police Department in emergency situations. Equipped with cameras and sensors for navigation via a remote operator, the LAPD's BatCat can lift vehicles and tear down walls with its massive telescopic claw.
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defensearms

waste of money just to "show force" and intimidate citizens and make some "friend" company rich, after a year it will have 2 miles in the odometer...maybe

November 01 2013 at 7:22 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
genejoyrey

Too funny. Sky lift, fork lift, bat cat. Same thing.

November 01 2013 at 6:42 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
440 Chrysler

This is a drywall / lumber forklift. Interesting conversion.

November 01 2013 at 6:10 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
FRED C BRONSON

its a lull, we pay 75,000 for construction. bety they paid over a million

November 01 2013 at 5:30 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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Brutal

Actually it is a forklift. More explicitly, it is a telescoping lift truck. Lull is a brand name and one commonly applied to all these vehicles regardless of who built them.

November 01 2013 at 6:03 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Turner

Makes sense: A boom truck with loader bucket. Hook it up to traditional radio-controlled controllers, like you see on high-end model planes or cars. Paint it black, add a guy with a camera and ... viola! You've got journalism! It probably cost some money as people have noted - construction equipment isn't cheap. But it's probably not an outlandish outlay. It's not like they invented a new weapon or something. It's mostly just standard, reasonable stuff, that's been converted into hype by means of journalism.

November 01 2013 at 5:14 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
ludiamondz

Well now I see where all the money is going to

November 01 2013 at 4:45 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
RAT BASTARD

Locking people up is a big business in this country. Keep on arresting those kids with $10 worth of pot boys, lawyers and counties courts need the business. Prisons in my state get $63 a day to hold an inmate and it costs them less than $20 to feed, and house them, where does the rest go? You too can be a criminal justice major!

November 01 2013 at 4:30 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Claus

For your Infomation

November 01 2013 at 4:10 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
davidtmanion

BILL;
Our streets are 'war zones' and increasingly so, due to our culture being replaced with criminal idiots.

November 01 2013 at 3:15 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Jack

Wow! This thread is sure bringing out the cop-hating crazies! I guess they think that if we removed all cops from our cities, towns and highways that we'd all be a lot safer. Utter foolishness.

November 01 2013 at 3:01 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

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