NYPD ditches its $12,500 Times Square subway police robot after only four months – and some commuters say good riddance
The robot stood over five feet tall but couldn’t use stairs
THE New York Police Department has parked its subway robot just four months after introducing it to the public.
At a press conference in September, Adams described the robot as “part of the fabric” of the future of subway safety and “a good investment.”
“The K5 Knightscope has completed its pilot in the NYC subway system,” a spokesman for the NYPD told The New York Times.
The publication shared photos of the robot parked in an empty storefront in the station, gathering dust…