APD takes 3rd place in Robot Rodeo

NM Robot Rodeo
Special bomb squad teams from all of the state, country and world practiced their skills at New Mexico's Robot Rodeo.

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – One of the best law enforcement teams in the world to use robots in life or death situations lives here.

Winners of the Western National Robot Rodeo at LANL were announced Thursday.

The Albuquerque Police Department came in an impressive third.

A military group from the United Kingdom placed second.

The top winners were from Colorado.

The teams showed their skills with robots they use to search cars, explosive devices, recover stolen weapons and navigate obstacle courses.

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