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Examining PERF's "40 Guiding Principles" to "Retool" Police Recruit Training

If police trainers can examine—with an objective and critical eye—some of the suggestions made in the new Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) report on recruit training, a great deal of good can potentially come of it for officers, agencies, and the communities they serve.

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Augmented Reality Technology May Mitigate Problems Present in VR Training

VR and AR training technologies help drive police trainers ever-forward down the never-ending pathway toward the desired destination of improved police officer safety and success of on the streets.

VR's Second Act: Axon's New Kit Signals Shift to Realistic, "Anywhere, Anytime" Training

If the story of virtual reality in law enforcement training were told in the form of a three act play, the rollout of Axon's new offering might qualify as a good place to end Act I—where setting, main characters, and plot background have been established, and the "action" begins.

Michigan Agency's New VR Training Emphasizes De-Escalation, Less Lethal

The Battle Creek Police Department will soon add training for its officers utilizing four newly acquired virtual reality headsets.

Police Training Equipment Vendor Roundtable: 2022 in Focus

We asked a handful of vendors and manufacturers in the law enforcement training industry to weigh in with their thoughts on what police training organizations should focus on in 2022. Here are their perspectives.

New Training Realities

Virtual reality and augmented reality technology are now being incorporated into simulator training and may one day replace lectures in classrooms, in-service and roll-call reminders, and force-on-force scenarios.

How InVeris Training Solutions is Changing Police Training

There are a good and growing number of companies out there making top-quality police use-of-force simulators. More senior (old) command staff know the name FATS, which subsequently became known as Meggitt. Early last year, that family tree added a new name—InVeris Training Solutions is the heir-apparent to a legendary line of training solutions.

Training in Virtual Reality

Axon’s new VR training system gives agencies the ability to offer quick interactive instruction in the space of an average conference room.

Axon Launches Virtual Reality Simulator Training

The VR Simulator allows trainees to work through complex scenarios that have been refined and validated by a diverse network of first responders and subject matter experts.

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InVeris Training Solutions Introduces Immersive Virtual Reality Training, CA POST Buys 50

The VR-DT was chosen in August 2020 by California POST following a competitive procurement process for its VR Force Options Simulator requirement. InVeris will deliver 50 systems during a six-month period as part of a $2.6 million contract award with the option for up to $5 million in additional systems and related equipment.

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