December 23, 2022

Co-Director Featured in a Podcast About Technology Used in Policing


TPL Co-Director Ryan Calo is one of the guests featured in a podcast with LAist about the debate over technology being used in policing. The LAPD recently approved the use of a robotic dog called ‘Spot’ and will be used in a limited number of situations. According to the podcast, the robotic dog will be used for hostage negotiations, hazardous materials assessment, and search and rescue situations. However, this approval of technology within policing has sparked some concerns that the podcast addresses with its many speakers including TPL Co-Director Ryan Calo.