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    Ladies and gentleman it is no longer science fiction or movie props; killer robots are here! Okay, maybe it’s not that dramatic, but it’s true police departments are now looking to bomb disposal robots to help them take down immediate treats that pose a danger to civilian lives (Gershgorn). Though this may seem like an easy and efficient way to decrease the causalities of innocent bystanders, questions are still being raised about the true need for the robots, whether or not human rights are being violated (Human Rights Watch), and if police should use robots to confront suspected criminals. This may be the case but in the long run the robots are doing far more good than bad (Waldman). For one, as I already stated, they are saving the lives of innocent bystanders. Also with terroristic groups targeting police officers enacting the robots would keep them off the front lines and safe when it is necessary (Nunez). Third reason- Ways they could help- in battle? As advances in new technologies are thought up, many people are quick to judge them. For example, self-driving cars, which are being…

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    Law Enforcement Agencies

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    The Explosive Ordinance Disposal team, Special Weapons And Tactics team and K-9 are units inside a police department that are specialized to solve a specific scenario. Each unit has extra training apart from the everyday training to keep them in good physical condition. These units also carry extra gear with the equipment needed to carry out their assignments. Dogs were first recorded to help with police work was in the 14th century when they were used to guard dock installations in St. Malo,…

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    Bomb Disposal History

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    Bomb disposal is the process in which explosive devices are rendered safe and are properly disposed of. Bomb disposal teams, more commonly referred to as Bomb Squads have the job to identify, defuse and dispose of an explosive device. Bomb squads can be found in each branch of military as well as in our local and state police. Bomb disposal teams in the navy and airforce tend to work on the disposal of explosive chemicals more than they do explosive devices. The Army and Marines are trained more…

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    Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians (NEOD), the organization that I am currently a part of and have some influence over, are a small group (1500 personnel) trained in the art of bomb disposal. As a scalable force, we specialize in complex and dangerous tasks ranging from IED to chemical and biological weapon remediation. NEOD personnel can enter a crisis surreptitiously from the air, under the sea and across the land. NEOD has historically been the “force of choice” across virtually…

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    Upon arrival to the base, I was responsible for keeping the base safe from any type of explosive threat or device, and for decreasing disruptions to the quality of life. I spent time learning the routines and practices of the installation, so that I could review and appraise adequately. Further, when I was able to observe how practice was implemented against policy, I proposed a more comprehensive plan for protecting the base, implementing different standards and best practices taught to me at…

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    the sterility of the world without people and to expose the fact that earth will be around for a long time after the bombs, and nature will be over ruled. Bradbury, a fictional writer, uses a futuristic idea to make the people…

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    Bomb Strikes

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    happening inside my own chest" (Staples 65). In a mere few seconds Najmah’s home was reduced to dust as the bombs were dropped. This gave her no time to even think before the impact threw her to to ground. When she came to her senses, everything was covered in dust and destroyed, creating the conflict of survival which she would face. (STEWE-2) "The path is an indentation that meanders under the dust from behind where the house stood up to the lip of the hill" (Staples 66). Clearly, you can see…

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    who wants revenge on the Capitol and leave no prisoners behind, due to the traumas he faced. Gales hatred for the capitol came after they bombed district 12, but he managed to saved 800 people. Getting revenge for something doesn’t mean necessarily killing them all or trying to bomb the capitol, but that’s the mindset that Gale has. He is also the type of person to make decisions that result in a so-so outcome. Gale has always done things his way that he thought would result in the best possible…

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    On one hand, they’re fallible, distant from the cold, calculating terrorist masterminds we can imagine them to me. On the other hand, our inability to understand these attacks in a wider narrative can contribute to a state of tension, even worse than that of more easily explained terrorism. This is something that ISIS-inspired attacks have utilised, targeting symbols of daily normality (a club, a public event). Even these carried their own messages inherent in the violence and recognisable to…

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    At one point during the interviews producers ask 7-year-old Farah what was one of her favorite things to do and she explained that her favorite thing to do was to help her father make bombs. She was even able to identify the difference between rockets and tank shells by the sound that they make. Producers also used a lot of b-roll footage of them following the family members around in the city and in their neighborhood. Using those visual elements was a very effective way to illustrate to the…

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