Crime & Justice

LAPD Unveils Germ-Killing Robot To Clean Skid Row Precinct

LAPD Chief Michael Moore (left) unveils the robot that will be tasked with sanitizing the force's Skid Row precinct.
LAPD Chief Michael Moore (left) unveils the robot that will be tasked with sanitizing the force's Skid Row precinct.
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Following several cases of bacterial infections at its Central Division station on Skid Row, the LAPD purchased a $110,000 robot that will use ultraviolet light to sanitize communal areas inside the precinct house.

This story aired on July 1.