-- The half-human, half-cyborg heroic RoboCop is still
caught in the middle of two acronyms.
in the line of duty, police officer Alex Murphy was reborn --
and rebooted -- by OCP (Omni Consumer Products) to fight CCP (Crime,
Corruption and Politics) in Detroit, the Motor City that has now
been dubbed the 'Carjack City' due to the growing number of motorists
having their cars taken, as they fear getting out of their vehicles
to stop for gas.
alive, these carjackers are coming with RoboCop, whose only program
Detroit finally gives him the long-overdue recognition with 'RoboCop
Day', which not only includes Robo throwing the first pitch at
Comerica Park before the start of the 7:05 pm game between the
Tigers and the Toronto Blue Jays, but also the statue that has
been 27 years in the making.
coincides with the DVD and Blu-Ray release of the 2014 upgrade
of the 1987 blockbuster with Joel Kinnaman succeeding Peter Weller
in the role that lasted two sequels, a television series, a miniseries,
and comic books.
was there to help our struggling Detroit Police Department clean
up the streets of our economically and financially-challenged,
and morally depraved city by following three basic principles:
serve the public trust, protect the innocent, and uphold the law.
words, RoboCop is the metallic combination of the Lone Ranger
and the Terminator.
location for the RoboCop statue will be announced sometime in
the future. Stay tuned!