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Taking advantage of the newest technologies and techniques allows Wrap Reality to keep training content fresh, relevant and effective
With the immersive technologies becoming available, citizens can better understand what officers experience
Long used across various high-risk industries, simulation training now prepares law enforcement officers to meet today’s challenges
“Recreating crime scenes, information sharing and planning of tactics will boost situational awareness,” the Interpol report states
The curriculum is intended to allow officers to fulfill a portion of their regular cycle of perishable skills training
The V-XR offers three modes: Educate, experience and engage; each mode delivers transferable information on multiple topics for comprehensive training
The company is also introducing six new Simulator Training exercises, providing unlimited access to practice essential TASER 10 and TASER 7 skills
Virtual simulators with de-escalation scenarios where officers must “talk down” a potentially violent suspect can greatly enhance new recruits’ verbal de-escalation skills
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The agency will use part of the grant to purchase the CordicoShield app, which offers mental health-focused benefits to officers and their families
“It’s important that we do whatever we can to sharpen our skill set to make sure that everyone involved in an incident walks away.”
The VR training provides officers with hands-on person-in-crisis training; arms users with de-escalation skills
LEOs can connect virtually, experience immersive training and overcome physical geographic barriers during investigations
Dutch Police developed a simulation game for officers to complete a series of tasks, including detecting a person “demonstrating deviant behavior”
The center aims to increase situational awareness, lower response times and improve public safety
Experts explain the reasons virtual reality is an emerging and important teaching tool for officers of all experience levels
Officials hope the virtual training will prepare deputies for a real, worst-case scenario
The new program includes VR training modules in firearms, de-escalation and community engagement
Find out how virtual reality training delivers de-escalation and high-stress simulation training that not only can better train your officers but can also be used to inform your community
The simulator involves a motion capture studio in the police academy’s gymnasium, with dozens of cameras and wearable sensors
Axon helped develop the tech and will be incorporating it into its virtual reality training program
“What we’re trying to do is stay ahead of the curve,” said Central Bucks Regional Chief Karl Knott
As VR technology improves, complex scenarios can be developed that provide real value for officer training, as well as improve community engagement
Often used to create immersive gaming environments, virtual reality technology is being used to train officers to work through dangerous situations in safety
Law enforcement agencies across the country are using a variety of virtual reality and simulation training to better protect and serve
A look at some of the discussions and legislation that has been passed in major training areas over the past year
Peer intervention training from Axon teaches officers ways to approach a fellow officer about troublesome behavior