a robotic or bionic law enforcement officer
Popularized by the 1987 film Robocop.
Bergman stopped at the door, as the robocop rolled up, and its tentacles slammed out at him.
It couldn’t have been more than three minutes later when the robo-cop arrived, moving swiftly and competently across the grass while his companion remained behind, at the cruiser.
Her robo-cop escort hustled Tiffany past crying babies and disbelieving parents.
They were called ‘robocops’ and they were supposedly artificially intelligent. If anything, she was sure they at least were connected to the internet and could scan and search every person around it for information. As if to prove this, the robocop turned to her as she stood there. It was probably scanning her for any kind of tech so that it could digitally send her a ‘Welcome to RoboTown’ message.
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