The San Francisco Police Department is proposing a new policy that would allow police to kill suspects using robots.
The draft policy, which outlines how the SFPD can use military-style weapons, states robots can be “used as a deadly force option when risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”
NEW – San Francisco Police Department proposes a new policy that would give robots the license to kill humans.https://t.co/ZgmujbyhEe
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Mission Local reported:
The new policy, which defines how the SFPD is allowed to use its military-style weapons, was put together by the police department. Over the past several weeks, it has been scrutinized by supervisors Aaron Peskin, Rafael Mandelman and Connie Chan, who together comprise the Board of Supervisors Rules…