Los Angeles police get ‘germ-zapping’ robot

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LOS ANGELES, California – Los Angeles police have announced they are getting a ‘germ-zapping’ robot at their downtown station.

The station was fined in May after a state investigation found filthy conditions, rats, and even an officer with typhoid fever at the facility.

The 110-thousand dollar robot called light strike moves around and zaps the rooms with ultraviolet rays.

Officials said it kills up to 90-percent of germs.

The station also got a 5-thousand dollar machine to decontaminate shoes.

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