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With the world tallest tower, Burj Khalifa, in background, tourists and visitors cross a bridge to Souk Al Bahar in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, April 13, 2015. If youre visiting Dubai for a long stopover or business trip, make sure to leave a little space in your bag for a bathing suit, flip flops and souvenirs. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Dubai's first robot cop stood guard for the first time last night


Lamborghinis. Ferraris. Robots. Dubai's police force must have the fattest budget ever.

Dubai's first robotic police officer stood guard on Wednesday night at the foot of the Burj Khalifa as tourists and citizens walked by, snapping photos, reports The Telegraph.

Wearing a police cap, sporting a white "face" and moving on wheels, the robot can report crimes via a touch-screen on its chest that witnesses or victims can access. The robot was also designed to speak six languages and can read facial features. 

Dubai police Brigadier said, "Our aim is to raise the number of robots to 25 percent of the police force by 2030.

The robot will mainly be deployed at popular locations visited by tourists and broadcasts a live feed to the police operations center. From there, police can identify suspects. 

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