Use of Dallas ‘Bomb Robot’ to Kill Revives Police Militarization Issue
July 8, 2016

“Dallas police ended a standoff with a gunman Friday morning by remotely detonating a ‘bomb robot,’ an unprecedented tactic by officers that rekindles concerns about the militarization of local law enforcement in the United States.

“The bomb blast killed a black U.S. Army reservist identified by authorities as Micah Xavier Johnson, who shot dead five police officers and wounded seven others in Dallas on Thursday night following a peaceful protest over police shootings of [B]lack men.”

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