Ford Autonomous Police Car

Ford has filed a patent for an autonomous police car that can either act on its own or alongside a human officer. Not just any self-driving car, this vehicle can automatically determine when a violation has occurred on the road, and then take various actions, like giving a ticket. If you feel as if the ticket was unwarranted, this AI system refers the case to a local speed camera or another connected sensor for corroborating evidence. Continue reading for another video, one more picture and additional information.

Ford Autonomous Police Car

“It could also begin a pursuit of the vehicle in question, or if it’s something simple like a warning or a speeding ticket, it can just wirelessly communicate the violation directly to the offending vehicle, which can respond with an image of the driver’s license to ensure the ticket reaches the right person,” reports CNET.