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When RoboCop is at the convenience store on his first patrol, he prevents the robber's shooting by bending the barrel of the gun. In reality, this would have been impossible because the robber was still holding the gun. To create that amount of stress so as to make the barrel bend like that while in the robber's hands, the robber would need to be as strong as RoboCop, otherwise the gun would sooner flip out of the robber's arms than bend.
When Robocop is confronted in the OCP garage, the police commander issues a full assault against Robocop, and then elevates the assault by saying "Move in!". However, an experienced commander would not command his troops to open fire like that, particularly when the target is unarmed and showing no signs of aggression, due to the high risk of ricochets (from either the concrete or Robocop's armour) hitting police officers, .
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Seemingly implausible police reaction times: Robocop enters the convenience store less than twenty seconds after the clerk presses the alarm. However, it is plausible that Robocop just happened to be passing by and saw the robber pulling out the gun even before the alarm was pressed, so he could respond immediately. Given the movie's premise of an extremely crime-ridden city, such "coincidence" isn't unlikely. Later, cops confront Robocop in the OCP's parking garage less than a minute of movie time after Jones calls for them. However, the movie obviously cuts out all the time it took the damaged Robocop to go some 100 floors down on foot, which could easily take 10-20 minutes - enough time for the police to respond.
Dick Jones tells Clarence Boddicker during their meeting that there will be "two million workers living in trailers" to construct Delta City. Given that the population of Detroit was about one million people when the movie was made, it would be impossible for such a relatively small city to be able to suddenly support triple that population with all the space requirements for such trailers, in addition to water, sewer, garbage, electric, utility, transportation, food and other infrastructure needs, however, the film takes place in the future where Detroit's population could be well over 2,000,000.