Medina County receives new SWAT robot through Westfield Insurance Foundation donation
“MEDINA, Ohio – A 65-pound SWAT robot could soon become the first line of defense for officers handling hostage or standoff situations throughout Medina County. “It can improve the safety of the officers, put them at less risk at scenes where it might be used,” said Medina County Sheriff Tom Miller.The robot, which arrived at the the sheriff’s department on Thursday, was donated through a grant by the Westfield Insurance Foundation.
Sgt. James Sanford said the sheriff’s department will become the first law enforcement agency in Northeast Ohio to use the specialized robot made by ICOR Technology. It will be shared with all 14 police departments within the county as needed.” Read More
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