Axon's VR training is offered through Axon Academy, a network of online and in-person training for law enforcement. The VR training program is designed to better equip officers with the tools to de-escalate situations involving people suffering from mental health issues, crises, or psychotic episodes.
Renowned police trainer Brian Willis discusses how the question, "What's Important Now?" can help officers be safer and more successful both on and off duty.
Clayton Whatley, 21, claimed his gun went off accidentally while he was reaching for a pencil out of his book bag during a class. The bullet fragments hit three of his fellow cadets, wounding two of them in their legs.
Now, if an applicant already has their OPOTA certification, they will go through an abbreviated academy with Cleveland PD. This abbreviated academy will only be about 12 to 14 weeks, as opposed to 7 months.
Trainer Brian Willis discusses how membership in the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) and attendance at its annual conference can benefit all police trainers and, by extension, the officers they train.