Security Robots of the Future

By |February 13th, 2020|

Houston Methodist Hospital has added two new members to its security team — a pair of robots that patrol the halls on wheels. Built by surveillance systems firm, Knightscope, the robots are just over 4 feet tall and are dubbed Watson and Holmes. “If you watch Star Wars, it kind of looks like R2D2,” said Hadji Sarr, the hospital’s director of public safety. The machines are fitted with 360-degree cameras, an alarm button, and a two-way communication system that allows users to communicate with security officials. “If you’re in distress or need help, you can call a button [...]

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Aransas Pass Police Searching For 5 Suspects In Armed Burglary

By |February 11th, 2020|

Aransas Pass Residents Bound And Robbed At Gunpoint By 5 Suspects Aransas Pass police are searching for five suspects accused of breaking into a house, binding occupants, and stealing a large sum of money. Reports say the invasion happened around 12:20 a.m. on tuesday. "The five abducted two tenants and bound everyone inside the house," reads the report. Authorities suspect the citizen was targeted and pursued Corpus Christi. Everything was captured inside the house on their home security system. The video shows the perpetrator kicking in the front door. The armed offenders walk around home and search for objects. [...]

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Dallas Residents On Edge With Violent Crime On Rise

By |February 7th, 2020|

Dallas suburbs stepping up violent crime prevention. Desoto has seen seven killings in six months. The Town of Desoto had no murders for two years, but now had seven in the last six months. "We have been seeing an uptick in violent crime as has Dallas, which is our northern neighbor with their increase in murders and violent crime,” said Pete Schulte, Desoto Spokesperson. Both Richardson & Ennis police say they have charged several Dallas perpetrators of theft, and plan to prosecute several others for various crimes. "Let's be real criminals and crime have no boundaries. They are [...]

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