Federal grant pays for Dragon Runner
This remote can control the Douglas County Sheriff's Office's new Dragon Runner bomb robot from out of sight, allowing officers to stay safe and see what is happening. The 75-pound robot folds up and fits into the backpack seen in the background along with the remote when not in use.
Douglas County Sheriff's Office Lt. Tommy Barrella demonstrates the various capabilities of the department's new Dragon Runner bomb robot, which was purchased with federal grant money for $110,397.
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office's new Dragon Runner bomb robot, unlike its 500-pound predecessor, has the ability to climb stairs and rough terrain and can be remote controlled from out of sight.
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