Photo by U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. M. L. Meier.

With President Biden’s border crisis continuing without any end in sight, four-legged “Robot Dogs” will soon be patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border, along with their human Border Patrol counterparts.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) says that these sci-fi looking robotic dogs, weighing about 100 pounds, are critical in patrolling the harsh American Southwest. Critics, primarily Democrats, aren’t happy with law enforcement using robots.


Many Democrats aren’t happy with using any law enforcement, but that’s a different issue.

Fox29 reports:

“The southern border can be an inhospitable place for man and beast, and that is exactly why a machine may excel there,” said DHS Science and Technology Directorate manager Brenda Long. “This S&T-led initiative focuses on Automated Ground Surveillance Vehicles, or what we call ‘AGSVs.’ Essentially, the AGSV program is all about…robot dogs.”

Reaction to the armed dogs has been mixed but police view them as just another tool.


“Due to the demands of the region, adding quadruped mechanical reinforcements is a smart use of resources. Despite the dangers, and maybe even using them as cover, there are many types of illegal activity that happen in the harsh border zones,” DHS said in a statement.

Police use of such robots is still rare and largely untested — and hasn’t always gone over well with the public.

Late last year, the New York Police Department starting using one of the robo-dogs after painting it blue and renaming it “Digidog.” It went mostly unnoticed until New Yorkers started spotting it in the wild and posting videos to social media. the robot dog in New York, which was created by robotics firm, Boston Robotics, quickly became a sensation, drawing a public outcry that led the police department to abruptly return Digidog to its maker.

The Democrat reaction was typical and expected.

Democrat U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman said in April of the NYPD robo-dogs: “This is some Robocop stuff, this is crazy.”

Bowman was one of several New York politicians to speak out after a viral video showed the robot trotting along with police officers responding to a domestic violence report at a public housing building in Manhattan.

The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of AmericanActionNews.com




Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank.

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Thomas
Thomas
5 months ago

soooo what will a robot dog do to stop the illegals???? Bite them? Piss on them? or just be another cost “UN_EFFECTIVE BS measure from the Buffoon andd the socialist/Marxist party.

Scarlett Payne
Scarlett Payne
5 months ago
Reply to  Thomas

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bozo mctavish
bozo mctavish
5 months ago

finish the damn wall biden…you stupid idiot !!!

moe
moe
5 months ago
Reply to  bozo mctavish

Spot on!

Nate
Nate
5 months ago
Reply to  bozo mctavish

Biden is a damn idiot and so is Harris. So is, the allegedly, 81+ million that voted for his sorry ass, if you believe there are that many idiots that really voted for him?

Pamela
Pamela
5 months ago
Reply to  Nate

Close the borders for good! Get rid of Biden and demos!

Elizabeth Estrada aka CHIAKIA
Elizabeth Estrada aka CHIAKIA
5 months ago

LISTEN UP….Without BORDER SECURITY You got ALL Kinds of CRIMINALS Crossing OVER and TAINTED DRUGS. GOD’S Blessing is NOT with BIDEN. ACTIONS Speak LOUDER than WORDS. From SamuraiQueen. 😄😄😄😇😇😇

gbeck
gbeck
5 months ago

Hope the criminals go after the brain dead pres and vice pres.