Officer Willi from 1985 - This 21st Century Robotics robot was operted by remote control, showed videos about public safety, and was used in teaching important safety topics such as stranger awareness, traffic safety, and much more..
ARES Robot by 21st Century Robotics, from the 1990's, designed as an entertainment robot. The local county sheriff, who used it as an educational tool for the DARE program. The body is made of fiberglass, and the internal gear includes a remote control system, a video camera, a monitor, 8 track, cassette, radio, amplifier, relay control rack, vhs player and a remote intercom. The robotic linkages include one (1) movable arm, rotating head, dual motor drive system.
Officer Mac from 1985 - This 21st Century Robotics robot was "an ambassador for the police". It was operted by remote control, showed videos about public safety, and was used as a "non-threatening aide to help counsel abused children".
DARE CPO Robot "Jo" - Jo is a full size interactive robot that assists the department in teaching children and adults about important safety topics such as stranger awareness, traffic safety, and much more. Jo also promotes familiarity and positive relationships between the police and the public. 21st Century Robotics, 1985, Dimensions: 58 1/2 in x 26 1/2 in x 32 in.
Deputy Sam Robot - used for surveillance. Has room for dvrs, cameras, and touch screen computers. With radio control, wired servos and power drive is Large dc motors. Deputy Sam Robot has two infrared blinking lights for eyes with mounted cameras next to the red LEDs. One arm is motorized and the head turns 180 degrees. Head can be removed for mobile operation and transporting. Robot runs on 12v battery with built in AC charger. 21st Century Robotics, 1985.
Waterloo Regional Police on Twitter from 1985 - Anyone remember our safety robot, Officer Broker? The Robot is on a roll, helping kids learn about safety issues, attracting attention and entertaining. This full size 'bot has more features and functions than any other crime prevention program robot available. He always holds the attention of the audience and encourages participation by people of all ages.
Source: Internet & Research, My Collection - Updated 9-14-2009